Ferrara’s Bakery in New York City Is Burglarized During Pandemic
In New York City, overall crime is down by 30%, but commercial burglaries are up 100% year-to-year. Police say criminals are targeting stores shuttered in the wake of the coronavirus, leading to a huge spike in commercial burglaries. Among the many businesses burglarized was the New York landmark Ferrara’s Bakery in Manhattan’s Little Italy. To deter thieves, many business owners are boarding up their storefronts as if they're expecting a hurricane.