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Williamsburg, NY - NYPD Hoping Video Will Lead To Apprehension Of Synagogue Robber

Published on: July 26, 2018 09:30 PM
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Williamsburg, NY - The NYPD is turning to the public for assistance, hoping that video surveillance footage will help them solve a burglary that took place in a Williamsburg synagogue just over one month ago.


Police said that the incident took place at approximately 2 AM on June 21st at the Satmar Shul At Hooper Street and Kent Avenue, with an unidentified individual removing $400 from the charity box before leaving the scene.

The suspect, a white man dressed in a black jacket, white shirt, black pants, a black yarmulke, and white shoes, was captured on video by the synagogue’s surveillance system.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Crime Stoppers Hotline by phone at 800-577-TIPS, by text at 247637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577 or online at www.NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.

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 Jul 26, 2018 at 10:51 PM Dan lchaf zchus Says:

Looks like he was taking an umbrella not a pushka.


 Jul 27, 2018 at 12:48 AM lazy-boy Says:

looks like a modern orthodox guy with sneakers on so he can run fast.

Once in a shul I davened at in the US, some one stole money from the pushka. The rav told us, let him have it, he probably needs it. that is how it ended.


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