LPD investigates two weekend burglaries

Published: Feb. 20, 2022 at 10:33 AM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Lincoln Police Department responded two burglaries on Sunday.

The first burglary occurred at the Generation V located, off 40th Street and Old Cheney Road, at around 12:27 a.m.

LPD said responding officers arrived and found three suspects had thrown a landscaping brick through a glass door to get inside.

Police said the suspects gathered numerous vaping items before leaving.

The store sustained around $1,800 in damage and the loss is estimated to be at least $500.

Then around 1:30 a.m., another glass break alarm was received from Casey’s General Store, off 17th and Washington Streets.

LPD said officers found that someone had used a rock to break a window and get inside the business. 

Officers said two suspects went into the store and stole boxes of Swisher Sweets cigars before running out. 

LPD said investigators believe the burglars caused approximately $2,000 in damage and the loss is estimated to be at least $200. 

The suspects have not been identified at this time and it’s not clear if these two burglaries are related. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to call LPD at (402) 441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at (402) 475-3600.

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