LPD: Former Lincoln’s Pub employee breaks-in, steals money from safe

(Ryan Swanigan (KOLN))
Published: May. 24, 2022 at 10:52 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Lincoln Police Department said a former employee at Lincoln’s Pub stole money from the business’ safe after breaking in.

On Monday, around 9:33 a.m. officers were called to Lincoln’s Pub, off 48th Street and Leighton Avenue, on a report of a burglary.

LPD said the business manager called police after discovering an envelope of cash deposits totaling $2,234.27 was missing from the business safe.

Investigators said they reviewed security video which showed a former employee, 29-year-old Mikal Wittler, entering the business after hours and leaving with the envelope.

According to police, Wittler was located at his residence and lodged in jail for burglary.

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