Police are still looking for suspects after two Newark businesses were burglarized early Monday morning.
Detectives have not yet determined if the two incidents are related, Lt. Andrew Rubin, a spokesman for the Newark Police Department, said Thursday.
The first happened at 4:18 a.m. at Cigarette City in College Square Shopping Center.
Officers responding to a burglary alarm noticed that someone had broken in through the front door, Rubin said. Items were stolen from inside, and the ATM was damaged.
Approximately two hours later, a burglary alarm went off at the Rite Aid on New London Road. The burglar stole items from inside and unsuccessfully tried to steal the ATM.
Arriving officers saw signs of forced entry and a possible suspect vehicle fleeing from the scene. They later found the vehicle parked on a nearby street, unoccupied. The vehicle had been reported stolen from Wilmington, Rubin said.
No suspect descriptions or surveillance photos were released.