🚨 2 restaurants in Toms River and a third in Manchester were targeted

🚨 The front doors was smashed and the registers removed

🚨 2 Toms River eateries were hit on April 17

At least three restaurants were burglarized along Route 37 in Manchester and Toms River late Thursday night.

Manchester police posted surveillance video showing a thief break the glass of the door into All Star Bagels on the westbound side of Route 37 just after midnight. The thief steps through the door and runs to the register.

Toms River police said the glass on the front doors of Pizza and Panini and Singas Famous Pizza was broken later in the night.  In both break-ins, cash was taken and the cash registers were removed. The two restaurants are located on the westbound side of Route 37.

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Break-in at Panini & PIzza in Toms River 4/25/24
Break-in at Panini & Pizza in Toms River 4/25/24 (Jerry Gialanella)

Earlier burglaries in Toms River

Windows were also used to rob two businesses along Fischer Boulevard in Toms River in the early morning hours of April 17, according to police.

The front window of Breakin Bread was smashed with a brick and a safe removed. Police say a paver brick was also used on the front window of New York Water Bagel and cash stolen.

Manchester and Toms River have not publicly connected the robberies in their respective communities.

Previous reporting by Dino Flammia was used in this report

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