The Knoxville Police Department is investigating a string of what it's calling 'smash-and-grab' break-ins at multiple businesses in Central Knoxville.

Owner Yassin Terou arrived at Yassin's Falafel House in downtown Knoxville  Monday morning to find someone had smashed a window to break in to his business. Known for being 'The Nicest Place in America,' Yassin posted a response on the front of his business fitting of that title: 

"If you are hungry or need emergency money, just wait til we open because our food is fresh made in the mornings and our register is empty when we are closed! We are more than happy to help when we are open! All we need is love... and falafel!"

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