Arrest made in synagogue burglary in Queens

Items stolen from a synagogue in Kew Gardens, Queens

February 28, 2012 7:30:31 PM PST
Police made an arrest in a burglary that targeted a synagogue in Queens.

The burglar took silver torah crowns, breastplates, pointers and a silver cup from a congregation in Kew Gardens.

The suspect in the burglary, Efram Sanders, allegedly sold the items at a Queens pawn shop.

The owner later saw the news reports about the stolen torahs, and contacted police.

The owner knew who the suspect was, and led police to him.

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