Man falls through Popeyes ceiling, spends hours breaking into safe

Surveillance footage shows the suspect fall, then break into the restaurant's safe

Surveillance footage shows a burglar, who appears to be male, fall through the ceiling and proceed to work on getting money from the safe under the restaurant’s front counter.

The man was eventually able to take money from the safe "after several hours of prying and striking the safe," JSO said in a release.

The safe was damaged and money was taken, according to police.

The restaurant was burglarized on Jan. 18 between 3:45 and 7:15 a.m.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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