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Man steals over $2,000 from mosque donation box in the Bronx

Posted at 1:44 PM, Jun 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-04 13:44:08-04

Police are looking for the man who allegedly stole $2,200 from a donation box in the Bronx.

CONCOURSE, the Bronx — Cops are searching for the man who took thousands from a Bronx mosque during Ramadan, police said.

It happened on May 21 around 6 a.m. at the Masjid Nur Al Islam Mosque along Sherman Avenue in the Concourse section of the Bronx.

The man entered the mosque and removed a donation box from the location, police said.

The donation box contained about $2,200 in cash, cops said.

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