Burglar goes through roof to rob store

A person broke into the Discount Stop store at 545 Sand Bar Ferry Road by entering through a hole in the roof.

A Richmond County sheriff’s report states that at about 3:15 a.m. Saturday, an officer responded to an activated security alarm at the store. The officer discovered that someone had pushed a metal ladder against the rear of the business and climbed through a large hole in the roof.

A cash register that had been stolen from the business, along with a crow bar, hammer and screwdriver, were later discovered behind the business at the entrance to Underwood Homes, the report says.

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