Mexican restaurant looted


An East Passyunk Crossing Mexican eatery was burglarized of electronics and cash overnight Sunday.

The manager at El Zarape, 1648 E. Passyunk Ave., locked up at 11 p.m. Sunday, but upon returning at 10 a.m. the next day, the front window was shattered while a black 42-inch Samsung flat-screen television and a Dell laptop were missing along with $100 from the cash register, which was thrown on the floor, Detective Danielle Tolliver of South Detective Division said.

Police did not have any suspects at press time.

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Contact Managing Editor Amanda L. Snyder at or ext. 117.

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