Alexandria Police are investigating an overnight burglary of the Dunkin’ restaurant at 3325 Richmond Highway in Potomac Yard.
The incident was one of at least three similar break-ins at Dunkin’ locations that occurred in the early morning of Thursday, July 7.
The Potomac Yard incident occurred at around 2 a.m. The suspects smashed the front door to gain entry and then stole food items, Alexandria Police said.
“Arlington County Police Department has assisted with this incident, by providing their K9 unit at the time the call for service was made,” APD told ALXnow. “Currently, no arrest have been made in connection with this incident.”
There were also burglaries at Dunkin’ locations in Fairfax County — in the 6800 block of Commerce Street in Springfield at around 3:45 p.m., and in the 1500 block of Belle View Boulevard at around 4:10 a.m.
It has not been confirmed that the break-ins were committed by the same suspects, and Fairfax County Police are also investigating the incidents.
Anyone with information on these cases can call the APD non-emergency number at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.
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