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Police search for American Legion burglary suspects

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[JAN. 4, 2007]  On Dec. 22, 2006, at approximately 5:35 a.m., the Lincoln Police Department responded to a burglary at the Lincoln American Legion, 1740 Fifth St. The suspects entered the building around 12:23 a.m. and left the building at approximately 1 a.m. and fled to the southwest.

Suspects entered the building from the south entrance to the banquet hall, causing damage to the building in excess of $300. During the burglary the video surveillance system caught images of two suspects as seen in the pictures accompanying this article.

During the burglary the suspects left with only a small amount of change.

The suspects are described as white males, 18 to 25 years of age, wearing dark-colored coats and stocking caps. One had what appeared was a white stocking cap and the other a gray or medium-colored stocking cap with flaps that covered his ears.

Anyone with any information concerning any crime in the Lincoln and Logan County area is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 217-732-3000 or the Lincoln Police Department at 217-732-2151. Your information will be kept confidential and you may remain anonymous.

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If your information leads to the arrest of the person or people involved, Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward up to $1,000.

Crime Stoppers has an answering machine to answer your calls. This is to protect you if you wish to remain anonymous. Your calls cannot be traced with this machine.

You need to let us know how you can be contacted about the incident, or you must watch to see if the subject has been arrested. This is so we can make a payout to you.

People with information to report can also use the online form to contact Crime Stoppers or send an e-mail message to crimestoppers@lincolnpolice.us.

[Lincoln Police Department news release]

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