Man steals cash, iPad after breaking into Peruvian restaurant in Rego Park

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A man broke into a Peruvian restaurant in Rego Park Wednesday, stealing nearly $200 in cash and an Apple iPad, according to authorities.

Cops say the man approached Cuzco Peru, located at 98-102 Queens Blvd., around 4 a.m. on March 11 and broke the front glass door by kicking it. Once inside, he removed two registers, containing approximately $180, and the iPad, cops said.

Police released surveillance video of the suspect attempting to gain access to the restaurant.

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