Torah scroll stolen from Ocean County school

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Police in Ocean County are looking for two burglars who stole a sacred scroll from a Jewish school over the weekend. (WPVI)

Police in Ocean County are looking for two burglars who stole a sacred scroll from a Jewish school over the weekend.

Lakewood police released surveillance video of the suspects inside Cheder Torah Zev on Saturday.

Investigators say the men took a safe containing a Torah scroll, the holiest book within Judaism.

It was valued at $70,000.

A $5,000 reward is being offered for the return of the scroll.

If you have any information on the theft, you are asked to contact Lakewood Police.

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