The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


September 4, 2012

'Tobacky' bandit strikes in Washingtonville

WASHINGTONVILLE - State police said someone broke into the D&G Market in Washingtonville sometime late Sunday or early Monday.

Once inside, the burglar damaged a cash register and then made off with 40 cans of Skoal.

Anyone with information is asked to contact state police.

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    Updated at 8:45 a.m.

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