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Burglary reported at All Stop gas station in Alexandria (w/video)

Another burglary was reported in Alexandria last night, this one at All Stop gas station at 610 South McKay Avenue.

At 11:30 p.m., the Alexandria Police Department responded to a business alarm at the station. Witness statements and video evidence indicates that there was a vehicle that dropped off a person wearing a camouflage jacket in front of the store, according to police.

The person walked around the side of the building, returned, threw a brick through the window and entered through the broken window. He stole cigarettes and exited the store.

The suspect was in the store for 15 seconds.

The suspect was a white male wearing black pants, camouflage jacket and a gray ski mask.

"At this point we are not speculating whether this is related to our robberies," said Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels. "We are investigating all leads with this case and the robberies at Subway and Premiere Video."

The case is under investigation. If you have information about any of the incidents, contact the Alexandria Police Department at (320) 763-6631.

Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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