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Egg Harbor Township man charged in gas station burglary

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — A township man was arrested at the Sunoco gas station near the airport traffic circle after police say he broke into the convenience store on back-to-back days.

Seamus Manley, 25, was charged with burglary and theft after he confessed to the break-ins, police said.

Police on Saturday were informed of an activated alarm at the station on Delilah Road about 1:35 a.m., police said. Officers saw a large window had been smashed and cigarettes, money and lottery tickets had been taken.

Security footage captured the incident.

The following day, at 12:55 a.m., a “loud banging” was reported at the store. When officers arrived, they found a sheet of plywood that had been installed after the window was broken on the ground, police said.

Responding officers surrounded the building, finding Manley inside attempting to steal merchandise, police said. He had 13 lottery tickets worth about $390 in cash on him.

Manley was taken to the Atlantic County jail. Additional charges are pending, police said.

Contact Eric Conklin:

609-272-7261

econklin@pressofac.com

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