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Cedar Rapids police ask for help identifying burglary suspects

Police said the two suspects were seen attempting to burglarize a laundromat

Surveillance photo from Coin Kleen (Provided by the Cedar Rapids Police Department)
Surveillance photo from Coin Kleen (Provided by the Cedar Rapids Police Department)
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CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Police Department has asked for the public’s help in identifying two individuals suspected of burglary.

One individual, depicted wearing a flannel shirt, is suspected of burglarizing Coin Kleen Laundromat, 3232 Center Point Road NE, around 3:58 a.m. on May 8. Police said the suspect damaged an arcade game and vending machine, and left Coin Kleen Laundromat with money and items from the vending machine.

Later that morning, the first suspect was seen with a second entering Soapy Waters, 2133 Wiley Blvd. SW, where police said they attempted to gain entry into multiple locked coin boxes on washing machines.

Those with information about the suspects can call the Cedar Rapids Police Department at 319-286-5409 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-272-7463. They can also send a text message to 274637 and type 5227 and a tip into the message. The police department has asked those sending tips to reference case #2018-06821.

l Comments: (319) 398-8366; matthew.patane@thegazette.com

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