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Teen wanted in Fayetteville jewelry store break-in

Posted November 10, 2015 5:47 p.m. EST
Updated November 10, 2015 6:07 p.m. EST

Darius Dashawn Burkes, 16, of the 700 block of Commerce Street, is wanted on charges of breaking and entering, larceny and possession of stolen goods.

— Fayetteville police are seeking help from the public in locating a teenager who they said is responsible for an Oct. 28 jewelry store break-in.

Darius Dashawn Burkes, 16, of the 700 block of Commerce Street, is wanted on charges of breaking and entering, larceny and possession of stolen goods.

Police said that Burkes broke into a Heritage Jewelers shop located at 114 Westwood Shopping Center at about 2 a.m. on Oct. 28. Authorities said that Burkes stole several watch bands, but they did not know the value of the stolen items.

Anybody with information about the break-in of the whereabouts of Burkes is asked to contact Fayetteville police at 910-391-8630 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.