Fast-moving burglar steals iPad minis in break in

Medford police released this surveillance photo showing a man who broke into the store Wednesday night.

A burglar smashed his way into Connecting Point Computer Center and snatched four iPad minis, Medford police said.

An alarm alerted Medford police of the break-in at the store at 545 Stevens

St., Medford, at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Upon arriving, officers found the glass front door broken out, but the suspect was gone, police said in a news release today.

After conducting an inventory, the business determined that four iPad

minis had been stolen, police said.

Surveillance video showed the burglar break out the glass in the front doors with a bar, enter the business and run directly to the iPads. He grabbed the small tablet computers and ran out. He was in the store for less

than 30 seconds, police said.

Police estimated the total loss at about $3,000.

After watching the video, police described the burglar as a man of average height and a slender build. He wore a light colored sweater or jacket with thin, dark horizontal stripes and dark athletic pants with a white vertical stripe.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Medford police Detective Katie Ivens at 541-774-2230.

The video will be released and posted here soon.


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