Video shows man rummaging through coat pockets inside Brooklyn synagogue

Police have released a video of a man they say rummaged through coats inside a Brooklyn synagogue and stole cellphones and other items.

Police have released a video of a man they say rummaged through coats inside a Brooklyn synagogue and stole cellphones.

Police have released a video of a man they say rummaged through coats inside a Brooklyn synagogue and stole cellphones. (3/9/17)

MIDWOOD - Police have released a video of a man they say rummaged through coats inside a Brooklyn synagogue and stole cellphones and other items.  

The incident was captured on video March 3 inside of the Congregation Verezky Synagogue on Avenue L around 11:15 a.m.

Police say the man can be seen removing cellphones from coats that were hanging on a rack in the lobby.

The suspect got away with three cellphones, an iPod and five religious articles.

He was seen leaving the synagogue on a mountain bike. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stopperst at 1-800-577-TIPS

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