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Police believe string of smoke shop burglaries are connected

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Published: Feb. 11, 2020 at 4:24 AM CST
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Lincoln Police are investigating yet another smoke shop burglary in Lincoln.

Late Monday night, suspects used a baseball bat to break the front window of Cloud 9 Smoke Shop near 50th and Old Cheney.

Police said there is extensive damage throughout the store and multiple items were stolen. Roughly $30,000 in damage was caused.

Police believe the most recent burglary is connected to two others in Lincoln.

Early Monday morning, suspects broke into "The Joint" near Cotner Boulevard and R Street.

Police said five suspects broke through the front glass door and stole vape accessories and money from the store.

Investigators believe the string of burglaries began with a burglary on February 6 at D & K Smoke Shop near 48th Street and Huntington Avenue.

If you have any information, call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

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