Torah Scrolls Worth $240K Stolen From Brooklyn Synagogue: NYPD

The NYPD is investigating the theft of four Torah scrolls from a Brooklyn synagogue.

Police said the scrolls were stolen from the Avenue O Synagogue in Midwood at around 1 a.m. Tuesday. 

Security video shows a man wearing a yarmulke removing the scrolls, which are valued at $240,000.

Police say it's not clear how he got into the house of worship. 

Anyone with information about the thief should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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