Leachville burglaries

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Leachville Police Department is investigating two main street burglaries that occurred at two local businesses over the weekend.

According to Lt. Brandon Womack the first burglary was at Gary's Food Mart at approximately 1:05 a.m. Saturday. There was forced entry at the front door, the phones lines were cut, and suspects took an undisclosed amount of cash from the safe and ATM machine.

The second break-in at Corner Mart was at 2:20 a.m. Suspects also cut the phone line and forced entry through the back door of the building. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the safe and the ATM machine.

Lt. Womack said as of Monday morning, two suspects have been interviewed. The investigation is ongoing.

"We will follow all leads," Lt. Womack said. "Anyone with information may contact the Leachville Police Department at (870) 539-6713 or email police@leachvillepd.org.

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