Thieves break into local pizza shop, steal nearly $1,000 from ATM

Thieves break into local pizza shop, steal $1,000 from ATM

GREENSBURG, Pa. — A local pizza shop, who has remained open during the coronavirus outbreak, was burglarized over the weekend.

James Kelley, who owns Kelley’s Pizzeria near Route 22 in Greensburg, said the incident happened early Sunday morning. The thief or thieves first broke into a car outside and then went for the building.

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The owners believe the crook or crooks used some type of crowbar to open the door to the dining room.

They then broke open the ATM and stole nearly $1,000 that was inside.

State police are investigating, but Kelley told Channel 11 they intend on staying open through the pandemic.

"People are so scared and so desperate for money because so many people are out of work, and so many people need resources, everything,” Kelley said. “Part of me … my heart goes out for people who think they need to rob a place.”