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Man Breaks Into 30th Avenue Bar and Steals $6,700 Cash: NYPD

Feb. 17, 2020 By Allie Griffin

An alleged thief stole about $6,700 and two tablets from an Astoria cocktail bar and restaurant earlier this month.

The unidentified man smashed in the front window of The Social, located at 37-06 30th Ave., at 6:30 a.m. on Feb. 8. He entered the restaurant and broke into the office once inside, police said.


There he grabbed the cash and tablets and fled on 30th Avenue towards Steinway Street, police said.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this individual 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, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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Tilman Haertig

Seriously!! (?) Not justifying the robbery but why on earth did the bar owner have that much cash laying around after closing hours instead of depositing the money at his bank!! (?)


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