Suspect wanted for breaking into Margate liquor store, police say

MARGATE, N.J. (WPVI) -- Police in Margate are searching for a suspect who they say broke into a local liquor store on Monday morning.

It happened around 3 a.m. at Downbeach Liquor store located at 7950 Ventnor Avenue.

Police say the suspect gained entry by throwing a rock through the front door of the business and then stole a cash register containing an unknown amount of cash.

The suspect then fled the scene on a bike with the cash register drawer under his arm.

The suspect is described as a white male, roughly 5-feet 7-inches tall, with a thin build. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a light colored hooded sweatshirt and white sneakers. He also wore a blue bandanna type garment to cover his face, police said.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 609-822-1151.
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