Police: Ocean County mosque burglarized; cash, laptops stolen

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TOMS RIVER -

An Ocean County mosque was burglarized over the weekend and police are looking for suspects.

The burglary happened at the Masjid Bilal Mosque on Route 9 in Toms River Sunday morning.

The mosque’s manager says that he called police when he realized that his office had been ransacked. Police say that a safe containing money has been cut open and the cash stolen. Two laptop computers were also missing.

Security footage shows three burglars with hoods breaking a window and entering the building.

Anyone who may have information about the burglary should call Toms River Police Detective Louis Santora at 732-349-0150 x 1276 or Detective Pat Jacques x 1297.

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