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NFL player's Charlotte apartment hit by burglar


CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) -- Authorities say the Charlotte apartment
of a Carolina Panthers football player was hit by burglars while he
was away at the NFL team's training camp.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a Monday evening
burglary at the home of Panthers defensive tackle Corey Irvin.

Officers say they responded to a neighbor's call about a
suspicious vehicle at an apartment complex and talked to a witness
who said there may have been a break-in. Police found a rear door
smashed and several items taken. The missing property includes a
$1,000 pair of Louis Vuitton sunglasses, a $500 television, and an
Xbox 360.

Most of the Panthers players are in Spartanburg, S.C., for
training camp.

The 26-year-old Irvin is in his second NFL season out of

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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