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Police looking for Hickory cell phone store burglar


Police in Hickory are looking for a man caught on surveillance video breaking into a local cell phone store and stealing electronics.

The burglary happened around 4 a.m. Sunday at the Verizon Wireless Store on Highway 70 SE, in Hickory, police told WBTV.

From video footage and still images, a man can be seen entering the store and taking numerous cell phones and tablets. Officials say he was in the store for less than ten minutes.

The burglar is described as a black male between 5'8" and 6' tall. He was wearing a purple hooded sweatshirt, black pants, white shoes, and neon green/yellow gloves. He also had a black covering over his face.

Anyone with information about the man or the break-in should contact the Hickory Police Department at (828)261-2619, or (828)2612616.

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