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$10,000 worth of cell phones stolen from Lincoln Park store

Updated: March 11, 2013 1:34PM



About $10,000 worth of cell phones were discovered stolen early Monday from a store in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood.

Officers responded to Virgin Mobile in the 2500 block of North Clark Street after a burglary alarm sounded about 3 a.m., and found the back door had been forced open, police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli said.

About $10,000 worth of “high-end” cell phones, such as iPhones and Samsung Galaxy brands, were stolen, as well as a cash register drawer with about $200 in cash, Virgin Mobile district manager Edgar Cervera said.

No other electronics, including televisions, turntables or computers, were taken from the store, Cervera said.



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