Expensive Torah found in Midwood

Assemblyman Dov Hikind is praising police officers at the 66th Precinct in Brooklyn for their help in recovering a stolen Torah worth $30,000. The Torah

Police say the Torah, worth $30,000, had been reported stolen Saturday from Borough Park.

Police say the Torah, worth $30,000, had been reported stolen Saturday from Borough Park. (1/21/13)

BROOKLYN - Assemblyman Dov Hikind is praising police officers at the 66th Precinct in Brooklyn for their help in recovering a stolen Torah worth $30,000.

The Torah was discovered inside a 2007 Toyota Corolla that had been reported stolen Saturday evening near a synagogue on 18th Avenue in Borough Park.

Hikind says the car was found abandoned on East 10th Street on Monday with the Torah still inside. He says a tip from an unidentified person led police to the car.

Hikind had earlier offered a $3,000 reward for any information leading to the return of the Torah.

AP wire services contributed to this report.
 

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