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Masked men steal safe from Port St. Lucie business, police say

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Posted at 4:02 PM, Jan 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-09 04:21:11-05

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Authorities say two men stole a safe from a Port St. Lucie auto repair shop in late December.

The incident happened Dec. 30 around 9:10 p.m. at Joshua’s Automotive Repair shop in the 1500 block of SE S. Niemeyer Cir., according to police.

Surveillance video showed two people wearing masks enter the business.

Police said they pried open a rear door to the garage and then broke into the office where the safe was pried from the ground.

Investigators said the suspects were about 6 feet 1 inch to 6 feet 3 inches tall. One wore gloves, a camouflage shirt, and long pants and the other had on an athletic satin-type of shirt and long pants.

Police say if you have any information please call Port St. Lucie Police Detective J. Morgan at (772) 879-3379 or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 800-273-TIPS (8477).