DNAinfo has more on the story:
The burglar walked into the back of the building near East Fourth Street and Avenue C at around 10 a.m. on April 7 and reached into an open window, grabbing the plumber's snake, which is valued at around $60, police said.
And there is video...
Anyone with information that could help in the investigation is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You may also submit tips online.