Beer, Cash, and Paint Sprayers Stolen From York, ME Businesses
EDITOR'S NOTE: York Police announced on August 18 that the subjects sought in the break-in at the Oceanside Store have been identified and the video of the theft removed. Seacoast Current has followed their lead and also removed the video and images. Police did not disclose the identity of the suspects or if anyone was charged.
Thieves made off with beer, $20,000 worth of paint sprayers, and cash during recent robberies at three York businesses.
York Police posted video of two young men removing several hundred dollars worth of beer and other beverages from the cold case at the Oceanside Store on Oceanside Avenue around 5:30 a.m. early Wednesday morning.
Earlier, robbers forced their way into the Sherwin Williams store sometime after closing on August 5 and took the sprayers, accessories, and the floor safe from the store, according to police. Two days later, someone who possibly had a key was able to easily get into Ruby's Wood Grill and took the cash inside the safe, as well as a computer system.
The computer was found near the business.
Police did not disclose if there was a connection between the burglaries which all remain under investigation.
Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call York Police at 207-363-4444 or Seacoast Crime Stoppers at 603-431-1199.