Man steals $1,500 from South Bronx restaurant

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The suspect who allegedly stole $1,500 from Mofongo El Mocano in the Bronx.
Photo courtesy NYPD

The NYPD is looking for a man who broke into a South Bronx restaurant and stole $1,500.

According to police sources, on Oct. 4, at 4:55 a.m., a man broke into Mofongo El Mocano, 985 Morris Ave., by breaking a glass window with a fire extinguisher. He then entered through the opening and stole $1,500 in cash from the register before fleeing the scene in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a male with a mask over his face who wore dark-colored clothing.

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 or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.


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