Middletown Division of Police

Video shows men breaking glass door, stealing cash registers from Middletown food mart

Two cash registers and $200 were stolen Wednesday morning from a Middletown business, according to a police report.

When police officers arrived at Lefferson Food Mart, 4301 Lefferson Road, at 12:36 a.m., they noticed the front glass door was broken out, two cash registers were missing and a large cinder block was lying on the floor, the report read.

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A K-9 officer from the Monroe Police Department was used to search the area, and the search ended in the 2100 block of Aaron Drive.

The business owner arrived on the scene and showed officers a video on his phone. The video showed two men and one throwing a rock through the front door. The men entered the store and walked toward the cash registers. They ripped the registers out and carried them out the store. The owner told police each register, valued at $250, had about $100 inside.

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One suspect was wearing a blue jacket with a maroon hoodie underneath with his hood up and white lettering on the back of the coat. The second suspect was wearing a dark green jacket with the hood up, white and black cameo pants, and dark gloves.

The suspects got into a dark sedan that drove toward Breiel Boulevard.

One pair of gloves was located inside the store and they were sent to the lab for possible DNA, the report read.

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