Report: Cooking equipment stolen during Springfield restaurant burglary

A Springfield restaurant was broken into Tuesday and several pieces of cooking equipment was reported stolen.

Police responded around 6 p.m. Thursday to Marianna’s, 1706 E. Main St., on the report of a past burglary, according to a police report.

When officers arrived, they spoke with an employee who said two suspects, a man and a woman, approached the business with a baby stroller and broke into the back of the storage area sometime between 5:10 and 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

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He also showed them the break-in that was caught on the restaurants security camera.

“The suspects approach the rear storage door, and the female retrieves red handled bolt cutters and cuts the lock off the door,” the report says. “The suspects enter the storage area and select an unknown amount of cooking equipment, place the items inside the baby stroller and then leave the area on foot towards and unknown location.”

The employee said the man was wearing a black Batman backpack, gray jacket and tan pants, and the woman was wearing a brown coat, black pants and pink shoes.

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“(The employee) also stated that he has seen the male suspect walking around East Main Street in Springfield with the same backpack on,” the report says.

No other suspect information was available, and no arrests have been made.

Springfield police continue their investigation into this burglary.

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