Police: $15K worth of items stolen from Bronx building after deadly fire

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Monday, November 8, 2021
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Police say burglars stole around $15,000 in items from an apartment at the Mitchel Houses on Friday night after residents fled the building.

MOTT HAVEN, The Bronx (WABC) -- Police are investigating a burglary in the Bronx - in the same NYCHA building that had just been the scene of a deadly fire.

Police say burglars stole around $15,000 in items from an apartment at the Mitchel Houses on Friday night after residents fled the building.

The fire killed 6-year-old Aiden Hayward. His father was hospitalized in critical condition.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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