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Tupelo police seek help finding C Spire burglar

Police are trying to find the person responsible for breaking into a mobile phone store in Tupelo.

Posted: Mar 18, 2019 11:51 AM
Updated: Mar 18, 2019 10:46 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Police are trying to find the person responsible for breaking into a mobile phone store in Tupelo.

According to the Tupelo Police Department, the incident happened at approximately 4 a.m. on  Tuesday, March 12, at the C Spire store on North Gloster Street.

C Spire store on North Gloster Street | Photo: Tupelo Police Department

When police officers arrived, they found a door that had been shattered with a large rock.

Police said multiple devices and various merchandise were also missing.

This incident may be connected to a similar break-in at a C Spire store in New Albany.

New Albany Police Chief Chris Robertson confirmed his police officers were called to the store on Park Plaza Drive at approximately 4:40 the same morning. 

VIDEO: Burglar breaks into New Albany store 

Surveillance video from the New Albany store shows a person wearing very similar clothing to the person seen in the Tupelo store. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-8477.

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