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Stolen Appliances, Building Materials Found In Abandoned Apartments

Posted February 9, 2000 6:00 a.m. EST

— Cumberland County detectives have a puzzle to solve on involving stoves, lumber and bags of concrete.

Investigators are trying to match thousands of dollars worth of stolen appliances and building materials with the rightful owners.

They found all of it Thursday in two abandoned apartments.

Officers arrestedfive Fayetteville menlast week for taking the items out of new homes in Cumberland and Harnett counties before owners even moved in. -->