HUBER HEIGHTS — The Double Deuce Tavern on Brandt Pike near Kitridge Road was broken into for the third time this month Wednesday morning, Sgt. David Garlow of the Huber Heights police department said.
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Investigators are looking into the break-ins and have indicators that the offender is the same individual in all three cases.
The break-ins happened within close time increments of each other and the method of entry was the same as in the previous two instances, Garlow said.
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During the three recent break-ins, the suspect gained entry by making a hole in the back of the business and coming in through it.
The hole the suspect made to enter Double Deuce in Huber Heights is now patched up. @whiotv pic.twitter.com/etGyhZzFGP— Kayla Courvell (@KCourvellWHIO) September 25, 2019
Garlow indicated that the owner is still sorting through what items were taken and he was unable to describe what was specifically stolen from the business.
Law enforcement responded to the alarm system that was triggered at the Double Deuce Tavern around 4:40 a.m.
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Police say the alarm system enabled crews to respond immediately instead of waiting for the owner to arrive later to find the break-in had occurred.
“I don’t think businesses should be worried but they do need to be prepared,” Garlow said. “Make sure you have locks on your doors, alarm systems and video cameras.”
If you see anything suspicious in this area, police ask that you contact local law enforcement.