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Greenville Police search for thief that broke into newspaper machine

By WCTI Staff
Published On: Apr 30 2013 03:10:28 PM CDT
GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY -

Greenville Police said they are searching for a man who broke open a newspaper machine and stole the money inside.

According to investigators, the thief drove up to the Red Oak Grill at 1500 S.W. Greenville Blvd. shortly after 2 a.m. Tuesday.  Surveillance video shows the suspect using a pair of bolt cutters to break into Daily Reflector newspaper machine. The thief then stole the quarters inside and drove off, police said.

The suspect is described as a white male of medium-heavy build.  He was last seen driving a green pickup truck, possibly a mid 90s model Ford Ranger.

Those who can identify the suspect are asked tocall Greenville Police at 252-329-4315.