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Liquor store burglary leads to police search

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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – After a daring, late-night, liquor store burglary, detectives with the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office are currently on the lookout for multiple suspects wanted in connection.

The break-in happened early in the morning on Feb. 25, at the State Road 16 Liquor Store.

Detectives became aware of the incident after receiving a phone call from a neighboring dentist office.

According to officials, the burglars broke into the dentist office through the roof, cut holes into the wall of the adjoining liquor store and cut the wires to the security alarms.

The suspects then broke into the liquor store through the roof where they stole hundreds of dollars in high-end liquor and cigarettes.

Deputies say the burglars where driving a white BMW and a large Isuzu box truck.

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Reports say that the box truck was stolen from a St. Augustine furniture store and the furniture inside was removed.

Officials are saying that at least four suspects were involved in the incident and the liquor store camera system was removed during the crime.

The BMW has tinted windows and a sunroof and the box truck may be missing a chrome hubcap.

If you have any information in reference to this incident please contact Corporal Tony Matuse at the Sheriff's Office at (904) 824-8304.

You can also remain anonymous and possibly be eligible for a cash reward by calling CrimeStoppers of N.E. Florida at 1-(888) 277-8477.