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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). 

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