Midtown penthouse belonging to Manafort crony burglarized: police sources

A thief sneaked into the Midtown apartment of a banker connected with Paul Manafort early Tuesday, officials said.

David Fallarino, 38, told police that he was sleeping in his W. 58th St. penthouse near Seventh Ave. about 1:30 a.m. when he heard a noise in his home.

As he investigated he realized that someone had come into his apartment though his terrace, taking a briefcase, an iPad and a bottle of wine. It was not immediately disclosed what was inside the briefcase.

The wine bottle and a crowbar were found on the terrace, officials said. No arrests were made Tuesday.

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Police believe the thief made his way to the roof and then scaled down onto the terrace. The terrace door was closed but not locked, officials said.

Fallarino has ties to Manafort, President Trump’s campaign chairman, who last week was convicted of tax fraud and bank fraud. He is known as Manafort’s “front office banker” at Citizens Bank, according to NBC News.

Based on what was taken, police sources did not immediately believe that the break-in was connected with Manafort’s current legal troubles, sources said.