NYC shopkeeper robbed twice by marauding bandits

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Kenneth Giddon has co-owned Rothmans men’s clothing store in Manhattan with his brother Jim Giddon for 36 years. Last month the shop in Union Square was robbed twice by marauding smash-and-grab gangs who terrorized employees and made off with thousands of dollars in merchandise. An undaunted Kenneth Giddon tells The Post’s Dean Balsamini that Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg and other NYC pols might be giving up on crime, but he will never surrender to thieves and thugs.

My store on 18th Street and Park Avenue South was ransacked/robbed by the same group of young men, twice in the last three weeks of December. I am not quite sure what the term is when a gang of thieves (five the first time, eight the second time) brazenly tears apart a store, assaults an employee, and grabs as much merchandise as they can carry out. They were not particularly troubled by their…

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