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Burglar Stole $4,600 in Cash from Astoria Popeyes

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June 18, 2020 By Allie Griffin

A burglar allegedly stole several thousand dollars from an Astoria Popeyes Monday.

The man climbed onto the roof of the fried chicken chain restaurant, located at 32-78 48th St., and broke in from above at about 4:25 a.m., police said.

Inside, he grabbed $4,600 from cash registers and ran out a side entrance, fleeing westbound on Northern Boulevard.

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.

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LIC Direct

If Popeye the Sailor Man would been there to catch Brutus in the act and save the day, Olive Oil would have given Popeye some of her Spinach but Wimpy would want a free Hamburger and not pay until Tuesday. WAIT CHECK WIMPY’S POCKETS.

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Ministry of Truth

See this is why we don’t need any form of criminal justice reform. NYPD has never been corrupt and now murderers and thieves roam the streets.x

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