Three local restaurants were burglarized on Monday, with thieves stealing cash — and in two cases ripping off the restaurants’ modems too.
Police released the descriptions and video below:
On Monday, December 23, 2019, at approximately 2300 hours, inside 225 Columbus Ave (Cassis Restaurant), unidentified males gained access to the location through at back door. Once inside, the males removed $3000 and four cable modems.
On Monday, December 23rd, at approximately 2315 hours, inside 229 Columbus Ave (Pomodoro Rosso Restaurant), the males gained entry through a back door. Once inside, the males removed $1800 and two cable modems.
On Monday, December 23rd, at approximately, at approximately 2355 hours, inside 65 West 70th Street (Shalel Restaurant), the males gained entry by breaking a lock on an emergency exit door. Once inside, they removed $417 before fleeing in unknown direction.
Attached video is from incident #2.
Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the males is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.