Sunday, July 14, 2024

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Graham, NC 27253
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Early morning break-in/larceny at mini mart in Burlington


Burlington police responded to an early morning (3:14 a.m.) alarm at the Kwik Way mini mart, 2753 Alamance Road (just south of I-85/40), to discover a break-in and larceny of cash register tills.

When officers arrived, they found a broken front window and apparent signs of entry. Officers cleared the business with the assistance of the Alamance County Sheriff Office K9, without finding anyone inside.   

Using the business’ surveillance video, police found that the suspects entered the parking lot of the mini mart at approximately 3:06 a.m. in a dark-colored, four-door sedan (see photos below), exited the vehicle, and shattered the window using a sledgehammer.

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Once inside the mini mart, the suspects took the business’ register tills and fled. The suspect vehicle is last seen traveling north on Alamance Road (NC Hwy 62).

The suspects are described as follows: 

  • Suspect #1 – black, male, average build and height, wearing a burgundy-hooded sweatshirt and a black face covering, blue jeans, and black tennis shoes; he was in the passenger seat of the vehicle and was responsible for the entry and secured the stolen property. 
  • Suspect #2 – black, male, average build and height, wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt, black “Adidas” brand track pants, white high-top shoes with a red bandana covering his face; he was the driver of the vehicle. 

 It appeared both suspects wore coverings over their hands. 

The Burlington Police Department is actively seeking anyone with information regarding this investigation or any other related investigation to call the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500. For anonymous methods, call Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100 or by using the mobile App P3 Tips or Tips provided through Crimestoppers may be eligible for cash rewards.

All details and photos based on information released by the Burlington Police Department following the break-in and officers’ initial investigation as of 5:05 a.m. Monday morning.

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