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Police: Bat-toting burglar hits Reading convenience store

Published On: Apr 02 2013 12:06:37 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 02 2013 06:29:00 PM EDT

Reading police are on the hunt for a bat-wielding burglar who smashed his way into a convenience store, but he didn't take much.


Police in Reading are trying to track down a burglar who used a baseball bat to break into a convenience store.

The break-in happened around 3:30 a.m. Monday at the Sunoco A-Plus store in the 200 block of Warren Street. The store was closed at the time.

The burglar walked out with only a handful of cigarettes, police said.


Anybody with information is asked to call Crime Alert Berks County at 877-373-9913. A cash reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.