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Two Thefts in Grant County, Same Suspect

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On Thursday, March 31,2022 at 8:27 a.m. the Grant County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a burglary at Benny D’s in Wendell.

Upon investigation it was determined that the suspect or suspects had pried open the north door and gained entry into the building.  The suspect(s) attempted to get into the ATM machine and also broke into a safe and damaged property. The suspect(s) stole an undisclosed amount of money.

On Friday, April 1,2022 at 11:01 a.m., the Grant County Sheriff’s Office received a report of theft within Wendell where multiple tools were taken. It is believed that these two incidents are related and the tools may have been used to break into Benny D’s.

If anybody recognizes the person in the photo below or knows any information pertaining to these incidents please contact the Grant County Sheriff’s Office at (218)685-8280.

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