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Posted: Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2008

$1,500 taken in theft at Bruegger's

By Amy Rainey
Published in: CCI test Ent
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    More than $1,500 was stolen from the safe at Bruegger's Bagels when the East Boulevard business was broken into Aug. 29 or 30.

    More central city crime:

    A wicker sofa was stolen from the porch of a Bay Street house in Elizabeth.

    Someone stole a Dilworth man's Diamondback mountain bike from the backyard of his Charlotte Drive on Aug. 31 or Sept. 1.

    A Mongoose bike was stolen from a Thomas Avenue home in Plaza Midwood on Aug. 29.

    Someone keyed a Chevrolet Cobalt parked at Uptown Cabaret on Aug. 30.

    A stereo, backpack and books were stolen from a car parked on Elizabeth Avenue on Aug. 29.

    Someone broke into a Monroe Road storage unit and stole two Sony LCD televisions, a DVD/VCR player, a TV stand, an assortment of clothes, an Apple MacBook and a jewelry box.

    Two cars on East Morehead Street were broken into overnight on Sept. 1. A .40-caliber pistol and CD player were stolen from one. A leather wallet, digital camera and laptop were stolen from the other.

    An outdoor AC unit was stolen from a Laurel Avenue home in Elizabeth on Aug. 29.

    A Dell laptop and briefcase were stolen Aug. 29 from a car belonging to Queens University, which was parked at the Mint Museum of Art on Randolph Road.

    Someone used a sharp tool to scratch a Lincoln Navigator in the Government Center parking deck.

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