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Man arrested in Pineville store break-in possible suspect in Charlotte cases

Police have arrested a man in a break-in overnight at the Stein Mart on Centrum Parkway in Pineville.
Police have arrested a man in a break-in overnight at the Stein Mart on Centrum Parkway in Pineville. WBTV

A man accused of breaking into a department store in Pineville overnight may be responsible for several Charlotte break-ins, police say.

The break-in happened around midnight Wednesday at the Stein Mart on Centrum Parkway.

Police believe the suspect, who was arrested, got into the store from the roof. Motion detectors alerted officials to the intruder.

Police did not say which Charlotte cases they believe the suspect may be connected to.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg and Pineville police are working together on the investigation.

The man’s name has not been released.

WBTV is a media partner of The Charlotte Observer.

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