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Lynchburg authorities searching for pair they say stole cash, donation jar from auto repair shop

Alleged burglary happened Friday morning

Courtesy of Lynchburg Police Department
Courtesy of Lynchburg Police Department


LYNCHBURG, Va. – Authorities are searching for two people wanted in connection with a store burglary, according to the Lynchburg Police Department.

Police say officers were dispatched to 4526 Campbell Avenue for a reported burglary Friday just before 7:30 a.m.  

When officers arrived, they found that the business office of Endurance Auto Repair was broken into between 2 and 3 a.m. 

The owners reported an undisclosed amount of cash stolen from the business along with a donations jar being used to raise money for the Burundi Hope Project, a nonprofit organization with a goal to help educate children in Africa. 

Video surveillance shows two people going through the offices for several minutes before leaving the scene. 

The first suspect is described as wearing a black hoodie with a Nike check on the left chest, dark-colored pants with blue shorts underneath, black shoes and a cover over their face. They also seem to be holding an electronic device in their hand. 

The second suspect is described as wearing a dark hoodie, dark-colored pants with light colored plaid shorts underneath and a cover over their face. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Duncan at 434-455-6178.