Two churches near Plainview were the targets of burglars within one week of each other.
St. Edward the Confessor in Syosset and United Methodist Church in Hicksville were both targeted, Nassau Police said.
Nothing was taken from United Methodist Church, although damage to safes was reported. At St. Edward the Confessor, a burglar stole gift cards, candy, and cash.
Several commercial burglaries were also reported. In Syosset: Syosset Beverage was broken into through the front glass door but nothing was taken. Two days later, Berger Brothers camera store was burglarized, but nothing was stolen. The perpetrator who attempted to break-in had apparently cut a hole in a wall, said police.
The Second Precinct reported the following burglaries:
- Sept. 10: Burglary; Miller Place, Levittown; assorted jewelry stolen.
- Sept. 10: Burglary; Whelan Place, Seaford; assorted jewelry, laptop, camera stolen.
- Sept. 10: Burglary; Overlook Court, Lattingtown; gold Rolex watch, gold locket stolen.
- Sept. 10: Burglary; Syosset Beverage, Syosset; front door glass broken, nothing stolen.
- Sept. 12: Burglary; Berger Brothers, Syosset; hole cut through adi wall, nothing stolen,
- Sept. 15: Burglary; St. Edward the Confessor, Syosset; candy, gift cards, cash stolen.
- Sept. 15: Burglary; United Methodist Church, Hicksville; damage to safes, nothing stolen.
- Sept. 17: Burglary; Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage; front door pried, nothing stolen.
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