Bachur Robbed On Shabbos in Broad Daylight

lpd suv tlsA Bachur was robbed on Shabbos in Lakewood in broad daylight, TLS has learned. The Bachur was reportedly walking on the tracks near Route 9 on Shabbos afternoon when he was approached by a man who demanded his money.

The Bachur says the suspect, described as a black male, demanded his money while he kept one hand in his pocket but did not display a weapon.

When the Bachur said he had no money on him, the suspect demanded his watch, worth approximately $500.

The suspect took his watch and fled.

The Bachur reported the incident to LCSW and Police on Motzei Shabbos.


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  1. Hopefully, he will be a chosson like real soon and his new watch from his future shver (for those that don’t know it means father-in-law) will be a watch that will make him forget about this watch (and for those that don’t know it is customary that shvers….or fathers-in-laws buy their edems (for those that don’t know it means their son-in-law) a watch after they get engaged.

  2. Comments about the watch?!
    He was accosted in Lakewood. That means it could’ve happened to you or anyone in Lakewood. That is relevant news that informs us how safe or rather unsafe we are.

    The comments about the watch are unfortunately not surprising. BTW what if it was his chassan watch? Then you would approve?

  3. My friend is in the same Yeshiva as this guy and here are some more details, the boy is from a wealthy family in LA &nd just came to lakewood this zman, he’s not a very big kid and was traumatized by the bigger black dude, it was also his first time walking on the tracks. he was taking flack from some of his friends for wearing the watch on Shabbos, and the perp did threaten him with his life if he didn’t give money. And he’s not of marriagable age.

  4. I am still waiting for the Wise Sages of The Lakewood Scoop Comments Section to explain to us that this was a message from Heaven that we need to stop wearing watches on Shabbos and that Moshiach is around the corner.

  5. @ Cool Masmid –

    For those who don’t know what it means……. What is a “masmid”? And also, please explain to us why a “cool masmid” is on the internet during night seder making fun of shvers and eidems and choson watches.

  6. Its about time people think before they comment. Everyone knows that some poskim allow to wera a watch. A bochur gets accosted by a big black male and is traunatized the first thing you comment is about his weraing a watch and worst make dumb jokes how much it costs. If you dont claim to be a poisek then dont make comments on halcha and besides the right thing to do is to feel for this bochur. If he reads this he would not be too happy to see all these dumb comments.
    its Elul not too late to start caring about people.

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