By Carol Tannenhauser
Spiga, Gazala’s, Blossom, Billy’s Bakery, Rosetta Bakery, Luke’s Lobster, and Joe Coffee all were burglarized in similar manner on Sunday night and early Monday morning, according to a police detective, who kept saying, “Wait, there’s another.” Here is his rundown of the crime spree:
Spiga To Go: 57 W. 84th Street; between the hours of 7:45 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. an individual broke the glass door and removed money from the register.
Gazala’s: 447 Amsterdam Avenue (81-82); perp or perps broke front-door glass and removed $600 from the register.
Blossom: 507 Columbus Avenue (84-85); at 3:45 a.m., a man was observed using a chair to break the front window, alcoholic bottles were taken.
Billy’s Bakery: 410 Columbus (79-80); glass door broken; perp took entire cash register and cookies. Cash register was found at W. 79th and Columbus.
Rosetta Bakery: 1928 Broadway (64); 1 a.m, the front door was forced open and a laptop was taken.
Luke’s Lobster: 426 Amsterdam Avenue (80-81); 4:30 a.m., broke front-door glass. Cash register was empty, fled with nothing.
Joe Coffee: 187 Columbus (69-70); at 1:55 a.m., front-door glass was broken, laptop and cash stolen.
(Thanks to Billy Amato whose tip about Billy’s Bakery uncovered these all.)