Amidst an increase of commercial burglaries during the holiday season, the NYPD’s 19th Precinct has put out a notice to help Upper East Side business owners secure their stores.
ATTENTION BUSINESS OWNERS:
There have been several overnight burglaries on the Upper East Side, thieves targeting cash registers please:
🔘Leave lights on inside & out
🔘Arm your alarms & close gates
🔘Empty all cash/change from registers & leave register draw open
🔘And ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/11iAyMxUkt
— NYPD 19th Precinct (@NYPD19Pct) December 28, 2021
The 19th Precinct has also published this map of Upper East Side stores which have been targeted between December 17 and December 28.
While no suspects have been identified, the NYPD sent us this breakdown of what’s been taken from the various locations in the map above: