FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Nassau County police are searching for a man who they said tried to steal donation boxes at a Farmingdale mosque.

The man walked into the Masjid Bilal Mosque on Fulton Street through an open rear window around 4:30 a.m. Saturday, according to police.

Investigators said he then attempted to remove two wall-mounted donation boxes, but both turned out to be empty, CBS2 reported.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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