Man Wanted in Connection with Friday Night Burglary of the Eldridge Street Synagogue

Posted on: January 29th, 2020 at 5:03 am by

Police are searching for a man they say robbed the Eldridge Street Synagogue last Friday night. During Jewish Sabbath.

At approximately 8:45pm, the perp was caught on surveillance footage entering the historic house of worship through a secured side window. Once inside, he stole a laptop and a nearly-empty cash box.

It wasn’t until the next afternoon (January 25) that a synagogue custodian discovered the property missing, and alerted the 5th Precinct.

“We have been working with the local police and feel confident that we’re in good hands,” a synagogue spokesperson tells us.

Lucky for the Eldridge Street Synagogue, this perp didn’t seem interested in damaging the historic building.

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