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Burglar makes off with State Fair cash from University Mall

Posted October 14, 2011 3:41 p.m. EDT

— A Thursday night break-in at University Mall in Chapel Hill has cost the North Carolina State Fair some proceeds from ticket sales, police said Friday.

Someone used a tool to pry open the security office at the mall, and the thief removed a small safe that contained an estimated $30,000 in cash from fair ticket sales, police said.

No description of the thief was released.