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Posted on: May 3, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Norfolk police seek assistance in identifying man involved in a series of commercial burglaries

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) - Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man that detectives say is wanted for breaking into eight Chinese food restaurants in the last two days.  

All the burglaries took place in the overnight hours between Wednesday night and Friday morning.

Surveillance footage from the restaurants show the man smash-out the front glass window with a blunt object. Once inside, he quickly rushes in and takes money from register.

The restaurants targeted by the suspect are:

  • China #1 - 1595 International Boulevard
  • Golden City - 130 Maple Avenue
  • Golden China - 1865 East Little Creek Road
  • Super China - 1710 East Little Creek Road
  • China King - 7930 Chesapeake Boulevard
  • Golden City - 1002 Park Avenue
  • Garden China - 4545 Robin Hood Road
  • New China Town - 201 East Berkley Avenue

The first reported burglaries occurred Thursday morning when police responded to the China #1, Golden City, and the Golden China restaurants for burglaries that occurred overnight.

Then on Friday morning, police were called to the Super China, China King, Golden City, Garden China, and the New China Town restaurants for reported break-ins that occurred late Thursday night into early Friday morning.

In all the incidents, the man enters the restaurant by breaking-out the front glass window.

If you recognize this man police encourage you submit a tip by calling the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or by using the P3Tips mobile app.

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