Lakewood Toy Store Owner Charged; Police Say “Parking Lot Was Completely Filled”


LAKEWOOD, NJ –  A Lakewood toy store owner and manager were charged on Monday after more than 50 people waited outside their store to buy toys.


Yossi Itzkowitz, the owner, and Tzvi Blau, 29, the manager, were charged yesterday afternoon, April 13, by the Lakewood Police Department with violating the emergency orders for operating their toy store, Toys4U. Police found an estimated 50 or more people outside the store, with an employee taking orders at the door. The parking lot was completely filled and there were 10 cars in the fire lane in front of the store. Customers were not social distancing or wearing masks. There were 10 employees in the store who were not social distancing. Only three wore masks.

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