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Would-be thief fails to break into Hustle Mart despite shooting at, kicking door

FARMVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - A man failed to break into the Hustle Mart in Farmville despite shooting and kicking the store’s glass door, according to the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office, which is looking for the attempted thief. 

The Sheriff’s Office sent out a news release Monday asking if anyone could identify the man.

Deputies was alerted to a breaking and entering in progress on the 3,000 block of NC 121 in Farmville December 21 around 1:18 a.m.

The man fired a handgun into the glass door multiple times, deputies said.

When that failed, he tried to kick in the door, eventually giving up and running away.

The Sheriff’s Office said he did not get in, and nothing was taken.

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who recognizes the man to call them at (252) 830- 4141 or Crimestoppers at 252) 758-7777.

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