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Two sought in March break-ins of Raleigh businesses

Posted June 9, 2013

— Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man caught on surveillance video during a March 3 break-in at two Raleigh businesses.

Investigators believe at least two men forced their way into Jin Jin China restaurant, at 421-162 Chapanoke Road and then broke through interior walls to get into the neighboring arts and crafts store, Artesania Mexicana.

Cash was taken from each of the businesses, police said.

Investigators did not provide a description of the men but did release portion of a surveillance photo of one of them. The man in the photo is bald, wears glasses and has missing teeth.

Anyone who might recognize the man in the photo or has information that could help detectives is asked to call Raleigh Crime Stoppers at 919-834-4357 or to go to the Raleigh Crime Stoppers website at www.raleighcrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.


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  • shortcake53 Jun 11, 2013

    Now thats a face you would remember......

  • SFSOLDIER Jun 10, 2013

    Wow, that about all I can say. This perp cannot be too hard to find. Quick, LEOs look under the first slimmy rock and he's most likey there...

  • JohnnyVoodoo Jun 10, 2013

    Oh great...one ball has glasses on it and the other one doesn't. Can't tell which is which.

  • Rebelyell55 Jun 10, 2013

    Again, I'm betting they have his picture on file somewhere in the LEO agency.

  • Audreyspam Jun 10, 2013

    Was this picture taken with a potato?

  • Holy Carp. Jun 10, 2013

    I can't tell which one is the silver sphere and which one is the bald man.

  • michaelclay Jun 10, 2013

    Obamacare for life, I must agree!!

  • Obamacare for life Jun 10, 2013

    I've seen ultrasounds that are clearer than this pic.