SEE IT: Suspect wanted for string of Queens robberies falls out back window during foiled robbery attempt

Michael Sheridan, New York Daily News
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A clumsy crook caught on camera falling out a Queens woman’s window during a failed burglary attempt is wanted for a string of similar rear-window robberies, police said.

Cops on Thursday released surveillance video of the foiled Oct. 16 crime in Astoria.

The black-and-white footage shows the suspect — wearing a hoodie and baseball cap — enter the building near Ditmars Blvd. and Crescent St. through a fenced backyard around 5:30 a.m. and climb up to an apartment window.

A 36-year-old woman sleeping inside awoke to see the suspect and yelled out, police said.

Video shows the would-be robber falling out the window and crashing onto a bicycle before running away.

The suspect struck again days later, entering through an unlocked rear window of a three-story building near Ditmars Blvd. and 35th St. sometime between Oct. 19 and 21, cops said.

He swiped an iPad Mini from a 29-year-old woman’s apartment and ran off. No one was home at the time, police said.

The crook showed up again between Nov. 2 and 3, slipping into a 32-year-old man’s empty home near 41 St. and 23 Ave. through the back window and stealing two watches and roughly $6,000 in cash, cops said.

On Nov. 4, sometime between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m., the suspect stole a bracelet, four rings and about $2,000 in cash from an 87-year-old woman’s empty apartment near 38 St. and 21 Ave.

The bespectacled burglar is still on the loose. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.

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