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Thief cuts through metal wall to rob Hickory garden center

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HICKORY, N.C. — Police are looking for a suspect after a thief caused hundreds of dollars in damage to a business during an early morning break-in Tuesday in Hickory.

The break-in happened at the Hickory Home Garden Center around 3 a.m. when police say someone cut through the metal wall of the business to get inside.

Police say the suspect stole money from a cash drawer and then fled the area when an alarm went off in the business.

Source: WSOC