A slippery thief slithered into a Bronx firehouse and made off with an FDNY bunker coat and department radio, police said.
The NYPD on Saturday released surveillance video and photos of the Sept. 12 theft at the Melrose Avenue firehouse of Engine Co. 71/Ladder Co. 55 shortly after 5 p.m.
The burglary suspect — approximately 30 to 40 years old with a medium build and black hair — brazenly entered the firehouse through an open gate, police said.
The wanted man was last wearing a black T-shirt, black pants, black sneakers, white face mask under his chin and seen holding the FDNY coat and radio, cops said.
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