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Suffolk Police Look For St. James Thief

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Suffolk detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify and locate the man who burglarized two stores in St. James in one night.

On September 19,an unidentified man pried open the back door of Feel Good Healthy Family Café at 412 North Country Rd and took the cash register containing $25 cash.


The man also pried open the back door of Prana Pilates and Yoga at the same address and took $300 worth of cash and jewelry.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential and the caller will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

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