Police seek man in school burglary

Suffolk County police said Crime Stoppers and Suffolk

Suffolk County police said Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are seeking the public's help to identify and locate the person who is suspected of burglarizing the St. Patrick Parochial School on North Clinton Avenue in Bay Shore, last year. (Oct. 5, 2012) (Credit: SCPD)

Police are searching for a man, believed to be in his 50s, who they said broke into a parochial school in Bay Shore late last year, stealing cash.

The burglary occurred about 12:40 a.m. Oct. 5 at the St. Patrick Parochial School on North Clinton Avenue.

Suffolk County police have released a photograph of the burglar, who they said is in his 50s, has a thin build and very long brown hair pulled back in a ponytail.

Police said the suspect entered the school through an unlocked classroom window, then stole cash from a locked cabinet inside the building.

Police ask anyone with information about the burglary to call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.

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