Photos released of suspect in Market St. coffee shop burglary

Published: Dec. 11, 2014 at 2:37 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man they say broke into a downtown Charleston coffee shop and made away with the cash register.

According to an incident report, the burglary occurred sometime early Saturday morning at City Lights Coffee, located at 141 Market Street.

Officers say an employee arrived Saturday around 6:05 a.m. to find the glass front door shattered and the cash register missing. A concrete block was found inside the store surrounded by shards of glass.

The employee told police the business was closed Friday, December 5 around 10:30

Police have released surveillance photos of a white male identified as a suspect in the crime. He was seen walking south on King Street from Marion Square before committing the crime, according to cops.

If you have any information on the suspect's identity, call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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