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Burglars Hit String of Businesses and Homes Along Bedford Ave, Police Say

By Camille Bautista | January 20, 2017 2:03pm
 Police are searching for two men wanted for breaking into two Bedford Avenue businesses and nearby homes between Dec. 22, 2016 and Jan. 13, 2017.
Police are searching for two men wanted for breaking into two Bedford Avenue businesses and nearby homes between Dec. 22, 2016 and Jan. 13, 2017.
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BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — A pair of burglars broke into businesses and homes along Bedford Avenue, making off with cash, a safe and other items, police said.

The men first broke into Stonefruit Espresso + Kitchen, at 1058 Bedford Ave. near Clifton Place, just before 11:30 p.m. on Dec. 22, according to officials.

The duo made off with a safe and $800, police said.

The burglars hit the same cafe on Jan. 13 around 7:30 p.m., taking a checkbook and cash.

On Jan. 9, the suspects entered a home on Bedford Avenue near Kosciuszko Street and stole cellphones around 8:30 p.m., according to police.

A day later, they broke into another residence on Kosciuszko Street near Bedford Ave. and ran off with a chipping hammer, a saw, a grinder, a tile cutter and a hammer drill, officials said.

The pair also targeted Joloff Restaurant at 1168 Bedford Ave. near Madison Street, on Jan. 12 around 3:45 a.m., taking an iPad and $100, according to police.

The owners of Stonefruit and Joloff were not immediately available for comment.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).