Albemarle police search for suspect in 18 break-ins

Albemarle police said they’re searching for a man they suspect is responsible for 18 break-ins over the past 30 days.

Jatwane Demetrius Cole, 21, of Albemarle, is considered armed and dangerous, police said Wednesday.

Cole is on probation and cut off his ankle monitor, making it difficult to find him, police said.

Numerous items were stolen in the break-ins, including televisions, gaming systems, guns and jewelry.

Anyone with information on Cole’s whereabouts is asked to call the Albemarle Police Department at 704-984-9500 or leave a tip on an answering machine at 704-984-9511.

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