Man accused of burglarizing restaurant 4 times

Police say Donald Joseph Smith was arrested for breaking into and stealing money from New Shing Wong Kitchen on Friday.

Police say Donald Joseph Smith was arrested for breaking into and stealing money from New Shing Wong Kitchen on Friday.

Police say Donald Joseph Smith was arrested for breaking into and stealing money from New Shing Wong Kitchen on Friday. (12/5/15)

HEMPSTEAD - A Valley Stream man is accused of burglarizing the same Chinese food restaurant four times.  

Police say Donald Joseph Smith was arrested for breaking into and stealing money from New Shing Wong Kitchen on Friday.

Investigators say Smith is also behind three other burglaries at the same restaurant, located on East Fulton Avenue in Hempstead.

Officials say the prior burglaries took place in September and November.

Smith is charged with four counts of third-degree burglary.

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