Thief hides in ceiling before robbing NC store


FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in Fayetteville say a bookstore has been burglarized after a thief hid in the ceiling until after the store closed.

The Fayetteville Observer reports ( ) that the 2nd & Charles Store was robbed early Sunday evening.

Police say after the store closed, the thief climbed down out of the ceiling and emptied a safe in the manager's office, taking an undetermined amount of money. The thief then left through a back door. The store sells used books, CDs and DVDs.

There were no injuries. A description of the thief was not available.


Information from: The Fayetteville Observer,

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