WATCH: Masked burglar steals $170k after breaking into safe in Brooklyn

Kimberly Dole
November 20, 2019 - 12:25 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Surveillance footage caught a masked man as he pried open a safe at a Brooklyn medallion broker and took approximately $170,000. 

Police say on Friday, November 15, at 1 a.m., the suspect entered a medallion broker store at 1817 Coney Island Avenue in Midwood through an unsecured rear door. 

Once inside, the thief took cash and jewelry from a locked safe with an estimated value of approximately $170,000, according to authorities.

The suspect fled on foot to parts unknown.

Police describe the suspect as a male with a mask covering his entire head and face. He was last seen wearing all dark clothing.

A reward up to $2,500 is being offered by NYPD.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS 8477.

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