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Macon Gas Station Says Thieves Took Safe, $3,000

A Macon gas station worker says thieves took an expensive safe and $3,000 in cash early Thursday, police say.

The burglary happened at the Shell Station, 2700 Riverside Drive just
before 2 a.m, according to a police report.  That's between Lee
Road and Burrus Road.

When police arrived, they found the front entrance door
pried open, a crowbar on the floor behind the counter and a keypad cut
from the alarm system, the report said.

Rakesh Patel told police his steel safe is valued at $4,500 and was
stolen along with the $3,000 in cash that was inside the safe, the
report said. 

Patel said the safe contained two nights' of cash.

A surveillance video shows three people dressed in all black wearing
gloves taking the safe out of the store, police say.



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