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Man steals $3,000 from commercial truck in Brooklyn: police

Posted: 12:10 PM, Oct 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-03 12:10:17-04

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — Police are looking for the man who allegedly took $3,000 from a commercial truck in Brooklyn last month.

A man is accused of stealing $3,000 from a commercial truck in Brooklyn on Sept. 9, 2019.

A man entered a parked and unoccupied commercial truck in the vicinity of Metropolitan Avenue and Lorimer Street on Sept. 9, police said.

Once inside, the man allegedly removed $3,000 in cash.

The truck driver saw the man and chased after him. That was when the suspect proceeded to display a knife to the driver before fleeing, according to police.

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