Springfield police say they have arrested a suspect in connection with a string of Dollar General burglaries in the city.
Authorities have not released his name but did say they are working to connect the suspect to all the burglaries.
“Over the past several days Springfield area Dollar General stores have been victim to a string of break-ins where both the method and suspect description have been similar,” Springfield police said in a release. “On (Thursday) a suspect was identified and placed in jail on unrelated charges. Investigators are currently tying evidence and video surveillance from each incident to this single suspect. Charges are pending.”
Springfield police responded to the Dollar General on East Home Road on Wednesday at around 7 a.m. It was the latest store to be burglarized in Springfield.
“The front bottom glass in the door had been busted out,” the report says. “Unknown suspect entered the business and took an unknown amount of cigarette packs and left the area.”
Stores on Park Road and South Yellow Springs Streets fell victim to similar burglaries earlier this week.
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