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Troopers Investigating Vending Machine Break-Ins

Posted on: 3:46 pm, January 7, 2013, by , updated on: 04:29pm, January 7, 2013

BENTON TOWNSHIP — State police in Lackawanna County are searching for whoever broke into a number of vending machines at a rest stop on Interstate 81.

Troopers said the theft happened at the PennDOT rest area in Benton Township around 4:00 a.m. Monday.

Surveillance video obtained by state police shows a man breaking into the vending machines.  Troopers said he was assisted by another person.  State police said the two made off with an unknown amount of money.

Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 570-963-3156.

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