Three apartments occupied by women in their mid-20s were burglarized. All the buildings were in the East 90s near Lexington Avenue.
The first apartment was burglarized May 1. The burglar was able to gain access from the fire escape window, taking two laptops and rifling through the dresser, police said.
A burglar was also able to enter an apartment on Lexington Avenue, between East 90th and 91st streets, using a ladder. Police said one of the two tenants came home to a trashed apartment May 3. She noticed that her roommate"s window was open. Outside, there was a ladder leaning against a fence that provided access to the window. The burglar stole $2,825 worth of jewelry, a Coach bag and a digital cameral, according to cops.
Three women living in an apartment on East 91st Street and Lexington Avenue were hit May 4. One roommate came home to find the apartment a mess. The front door was closed but unlocked. Police suspect that the burglar entered from the back window. Jewelry, three digital cameras, a laptop, a triathlon bicycle and a jar of change were reported missing, totaling $6,700.