Caught on camera: Man in Cookie Monster hoodie steals bodega cat

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The owners of Ismael’s Gourmet Deli in Kingsbridge told News 12 that their beloved bodega kitten, Luna, was taken from them in an incident caught on camera.

Suzie Pena says the 2-month-old kitten was stolen sometime between 2-3 p.m. on Saturday from the store on West 238th Street.

Surveillance video points to a man in a Cookie Monster hoodie who paid for a drink before apparently smuggling Luna out of the store.

Pena says the kitten belongs to her son, who has autism. She says he’s devastated.

Authorities are urging anyone with information about the theft to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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