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Series of break-ins hits Cranbrook businesses

A number of Cranbrook businesses were broken into at around 3 a.m. on Monday, March 10, RCMP are reporting.

“An alarm was activated at a business on Slater Road at 3 a.m.; another alarm was received from another business on Cranbrook Street North at 3:36 a.m.,” said Cpl. Chris Newel.

“While conducting patrols, police came across more businesses that had been broken into.”

The front door or window of each business had been smashed to gain entry, he went on, “causing considerable damage to each of the businesses.”

A small amount of cash and liquor was stolen from two businesses.

If anybody has information about these incidents or observed vehicles in the area, please contact Cranbrook RCMP at 250-489-3471 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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