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N.C. State seeks safecrackers

Posted July 1, 2008 10:12 a.m. EDT

— North Carolina State University police on Tuesday asked for public help in identifying two men who broke into one safe on campus and tried to break into a second one on Sunday.

The pair broke into the College of Veterinary Medicine cafeteria, cracked a safe and stole $1,600, police said. They also broke into the Bragaw Hall convenience store and attempted to get into the safe there. The crimes occurred between 1 and 2 p.m. Sunday.

Police said the men are believed to be driving an old, square-looking vehicle that was light blue or light purple and had skinny tires and big rims or hubcaps.

Crime Stoppers has offered a reward for information leading to their arrests and convictions.

Anyone with information about the burglaries is asked to call N.C. State University Police at 919-515-3000.