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Thieves hit Harnett County gas station, grocery store within 45 minutes

Two businesses off N.C. Highway 87 in Harnett County were broken into early Friday.

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Brett Knese
, WRAL reporter
SANFORD, N.C. — Two businesses off N.C. Highway 87 in Harnett County were broken into early Friday.

Around 1:30 a.m., Harnett County deputies responded to the Food Lion at 133 Mittie Haddock Drive in Cameron. Glass at the front entrance was broken and the window was taped up.

A robbery occurred 45 minutes later at Value Mart, located at 5231 NC-87 in Sanford near the Harnett-Lee County line.

Items were taken from both stores.

The stores are 10 miles apart, but deputies believe the same person is responsible for both crimes.

This story will be updated.

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