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Brooten meat locker burglarized, sheriff asks for information

BROOTEN -- The Stearns County Sheriff's Office asks anyone with information that may help with the investigation of a weekend burglary in Brooten to contact them.

The owner of J & K Meats reported on Sunday that the business had been burglarized sometime after the close of business on Saturday. Someone had pried open the front door and took a cash register, with cash and checks, and a file cabinet.

Deputies later located the cash register and file cabinet along a roadway in a rural area near Brooten.

Citizens may call the Sheriff's office at 320-251-4240 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-255-1301.