Goon hits Giando on the Water

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Call it a picturesque pinching.

A bungling burglar broke into the famed Giando on the Water on March 22 — leaving more behind more than he took.

Police said the goon shattered several windows as he forced his way inside the Kent Avenue restaurant with its stunning views of the Manhattan skyline and the Brooklyn, Manhattan and Williamsburg bridges sometime after 5 am.

But the break-in lacked any style: the thief, who wasn’t wearing gloves, cut his hands on the glass, leaving fingerprints and drops of blood all over the banquet hall, which is at Broadway.

He also bashed in several doors with a fire extinguisher, covering himself and several rooms with chemicals before leaving the restaurant with a computer.

“He made more of a mess than anything,” a police source said.

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Lex from Park Slope says:
He had to be pretty stupid to break into Giando. Why not just take a piss on John Gotti's lawn?
March 23, 2011, 8:40 am
Joey from Clinton Hills says:
sounds like a scene out of Goodfellas. whatever, they aren't hipster friendly.
March 23, 2011, 9:52 am

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