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Two sought in March break-ins of Raleigh businesses

Posted June 9, 2013 8:46 p.m. EDT
Updated June 9, 2013 8:57 p.m. EDT

— Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man caught on surveillance video during a March 3 break-in at two Raleigh businesses.

Investigators believe at least two men forced their way into Jin Jin China restaurant, at 421-162 Chapanoke Road and then broke through interior walls to get into the neighboring arts and crafts store, Artesania Mexicana.

Cash was taken from each of the businesses, police said.

Investigators did not provide a description of the men but did release portion of a surveillance photo of one of them. The man in the photo is bald, wears glasses and has missing teeth.

Anyone who might recognize the man in the photo or has information that could help detectives is asked to call Raleigh Crime Stoppers at 919-834-4357 or to go to the Raleigh Crime Stoppers website at www.raleighcrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.