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Sampson Authorities Looking For Suspect Who Broke Into Courthouse

Posted June 2, 2005 5:52 a.m. EDT

— Sheriff's deputies are looking for the thief that break into the Sampson County Courthouse while a deputy was nearby.

The deputy said he heard a loud boom from behind the courthouse and saw a man take off on a bicycle Saturday morning.

The deputy found several pieces of electronic equipment the man had dropped near the courthouse, but he was unable to catch the burglar.