Search on for 2 people who broke into Toys for Tots

Search on for 2 people who broke into Toys for Tots

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Gainesville Police Department
Police released surveillance images of two people accused of breaking into a Toys for Tots center and a salvage store in Gainesville.
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  • The two people are also accused of breaking into Rabbittown Salvage.
  • One was carrying a book bag and has a tattoo.

Police are searching for two people who broke into a Toys for Tots center and a salvage store in Gainesville, police said.

Officers released surveillance photos of the pair Tuesday and linked them to several burglaries at 2100 Atlanta Highway in September and October.

“We suspect the perpetrators are (in their) late teens or early 20s,” Gainesville police Sgt. Kevin Holbrook said.

They are accused of taking 18 Chromebooks and other tablets after breaking into Rabbittown Salvage four times and the Toys for Tots at Chicopee Mill once, according to police reports.

“Let’s stop these grinches that were trying to steal toys from needy children,” police said in a Facebook statement.

One of the people accused was carrying a book bag and has a tattoo, police said. 

Anyone who can help identify either person is asked to call Gainesville police at 770-535-3026.

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