By Gus Saltonstall
A 70-year-old Upper West Side woman sent a man scurrying after he climbed through her apartment window and tried to grab her belongings, police said on Tuesday.
Around 6:50 p.m. on Saturday, a man ascended the fire escape of a building on West 76th Street and Broadway, and pushed open a window, police said.
Once inside the apartment, the man attempted to grab a few items, but was confronted by the woman, police said. The intruder fled without taking anything, successfully escaping, the NYPD added.
Police released a photo Tuesday evening of the suspect.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
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