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Former worker charged with breaking into closed restaurant

The Department of Labor is investigating complaints against the owners of a now-closed upscale Raleigh restaurant.

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Dennis Carter - mug shot 10/27 - Prime Only break-in
RALEIGH, N.C. — A former restaurant worker who complained of being unpaid was arrested Monday for breaking into his old place of work.

Authorities charged Dennis Carter with breaking and entering into the Prime Only Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, 505 W. Jones St.

The state Department of Labor has been investigating complaints from six former employees about bounced paychecks and unpaid wages.

The restaurant owners unexpectedly closed the establishment in early September, citing economic reasons.

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