You are reading

NYPD: Man Pilfered Cash from Mosque’s Donation Box

(Photo: 110 Precinct/Twitter)

Sept. 24, 2018 By Tara Law

Police have released a photo of a man who allegedly broke into an Elmhurst mosque and stole from its donation box.

Police say that the thief broke into Masjid Al-Taufiq, a mosque located at 41-02 Forley St., on Sept. 17 at around 8:35 a.m.

The suspect rifled through the donation box and made off with about $50.

Police describe the suspect as an Asian male, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, with curly black hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD detectives at 718-476-9317 or NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). For Spanish, call 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). 

email the author: [email protected]

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News