Torah stolen near Brooklyn synagogue

Stolen Torah recovered

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A Torah that had been stolen has been recovered.

The $30,000 scroll was in a Toyota Camry that had been stolen near a synagogue in the Kensington neighborhood in Brooklyn.

The NYPD says it was stolen on Saturday night.

The robber took off in a gray 2007 Toyota Camry near 18th Avenue.  The car and the Torah were recovered on Monday afternoon.

The suspect is still on the loose.

Anyone with information about the robbery is encouraged to contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers:

www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, (800) 577-TIPS (8477), or by texting a tip to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

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