Man steals donation box from Bronx mosque: police
CONCOURSE VILLAGE, the Bronx—Police are searching for a man seen on surveillance footage removing a donation box from a mosque in the Bronx, authorities said Tuesday.
Two weeks into Ramadan, on May 21 around 6 a.m., police say the man entered the Masjid Nur Al Islam Mosque on 1151 Sherman Avenue.
He then removed a donation box that contained about $2,200 in cash, police said.
The NYPD released images of the man carrying a large green box out of the masjid.
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