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Burglars hit Lancaster County Businesses

Police in Lancaster County are investigating a series of burglaries at businesses across three townships. They say these all happened within the past week and a half and they’re trying to determine if they’re connected.They say in one incident the suspects broke into the Bulova store at the Rockvale Outlets in East Lampeter Township. They gained access to the store through  the back door of a vacant shop next door.

And in another incident suspects broke into the Game Stop in Manheim township through the back door of a vacant H and R Block and cut holes in the walls to get inside.  Once they got inside they didn’t steal anything. The manager at Game Stop thinks it was because of the warning signs posted in the store.

” We have signs posted on all of our backdoors that informs anyone that’s trying to enter unauthorized that we have everything serial numbered and GPS tracked. If you take something from the building you aren’t going to get away with it, ” says Patrick Magee, Game Stop

Also in Manehim Township suspects gained access to the AT & T store by way of the B.R. Books store. They also tore through the walls in that break in.

And on Monday night in East Hempfield Township  ” That Fish Place ” was broken into as well.  The store manager says in  that incident someone got in through the back door and stole cash.  They also took $2,000 worth of donations meant for Lancaster CARES, an animal rescue organization.

All three of the municipalities say they are working together to try and determine if these burglaries are connected

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