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String of burglaries at local bars

NewsChannel 3 has learned tonight of a string of brazen burglaries affecting area bars. at least five bars were hit in New Hanover County early Monday morning. Sidebar on Front Street between Market and Dock was broken into around 5:15 AM. Surveillance video recorded a white male in his mid 20s. The owner says he was there for twenty to thirty minutes, and made off with a safe that had been bolted to the ground. the burglar carted the vault away using the bar's handcart. That same dolly was found around 7:45 this morning across town at another bar. Police are reviewing the evidence. If you have any information, contact the Wilmington Police at 343-3600.

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