The Incident occurred at The Islamic Mission Of America located in 143 State St, Brooklyn Heights, New York.
On May 10th, a 30-year-old man walked into the Brooklyn Heights Mosque, he placed his black Michael Jordan sneakers on a shoe rack in the hallway and placed his coat on a chair. He entered the main hall to begin his prayer.
At around 5.40am a man is spotted on surveillance footage entering the mosque. He takes a seat next to the chair of the praying man's coat, removes his shoes and puts on the victim's black Jordans. The thief then rummages through the victim's coat and manages to find his wallet containing credit cards and $120(£80) in cash. The thief makes his escape leaving his shoes at the Brooklyn Heights mosque.
The victim contacted the police and reported the incident. The police stated that the victim cancelled his credit cards before any transactions could be made. The police reports have cited that the thief is still at large, he was last seen wearing a long sleeve hoodie with long sweatpants and the victim's black Jordans.