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Cops searching for thief who robbed a sleeping man in Brighton Beach: NYPD

Swiper: Cops are hunting for this suspect, who they say robbed a man sleeping on a Brighton Beach stoop on May 25.
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Cops are hunting for a thief who robbed a sleeping man on a Brighton Beach stoop on May 25.

The victim left a bar in Coney Island and walked for a mile before stopping to rest on the steps of home at 3014 Coney Island Ave., where he fell asleep at approximately 10 p.m., according to police reports.

Surveillance video shows the unidentified perp approach at around 1:53 a.m., before stripping the sleeping victim of a bracelet, necklace, wallet, and designer vest.

The ill-gotten gains totaled $3,400, according to police.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-8477. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Aidan Graham at agraham@schnepsmedia.com or by calling (718) 260–4577. Follow him at twitter.com/aidangraham95.
Updated 11:29 am, June 3, 2019
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Reasonable discourse

Wilbur D. Horse from Bosco Heights says:
A man, sleeping on a stoop, is wearing jewelry worth over $3,000. Then why is he sleeping on a stoop? Oooh, you think he had stolen that jewelry?!
June 4, 6:27 am

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