Man breaks through ceiling of Kingsbridge Dunkin Donuts, makes off with thousands

Photo courtesy of NYPD

Police are searching for a man who managed to steal thousands of dollars after an elaborate break in to a west Bronx Dunkin Donuts

It happened inside of the Dunkin at Kingsbridge within the confines of the 50th Precinct. According to the NYPD, an unidentified man “forcibly entered through the ceiling” of the shop at about 5:23 a.m. on Tuesday, April 7.

Once inside, he took approximately $13,500 dollars from cash registers and a safe before fleeing to nearby southbound on I-87 in a maroon Honda Accord with a sunroof and tinted rear windows, according to police reports.

Police also released this video of the suspect cracking open the coffee shop’s safe:

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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