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Detectives searching for apologizing thief

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Authorities in Cumberland County are looking for the person responsible for stealing thousands of dollars worth of property from an athletic center and leaving behind a note apologizing for the crime.

Cumberland County Sheriff's detectives said someone broke into 360 Elite Baseball Academy on Gillespie Street on Jan. 16 and stole several TVs, a computer, baseball uniforms, batting gloves, and titanium sports team necklaces.

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Before leaving the business, the suspect left behind a note that said, "Sorry about the mess and the drywall damage, I think what you are doing here is a good thing."

Detectives are still searching for the suspect or suspects involved.

Anyone who has information that may be useful in the investigation is urged to call the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office at (910) 323-1500.

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