Update: More than 30 Fargo-Moorhead area businesses targeted by burglars
Business owners are encouraged to regularly set alarms, maintain surveillance equipment and keep buildings secure
FARGO (KVRR) – Police in Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead and the Cass County Sheriff’s Office are asking business owners to take precautions following a string of dozens of commercial burglaries in the area since September.
Owners and managers are encouraged to regularly set alarms, maintain surveillance equipment and to keep buildings secure when businesses are closed.
Cass County Sheriff ‘s Sgt. Tim Briggeman says so far, there have been over 30 business burglaries in Fargo, Moorhead, and rural Cass County with the majority occurring at bars and restaurants. In the past month, the sheriff’s office has investigated 4 burglaries in Casselton and 1 burglary in Horace.
The Moorhead KFC, Burger Time and Boulder Tap House are among the places that were recently hit.
The person, or people responsible are targeting safes and businesses with large amounts of cash. Police say a prybar has been used to enter buildings through low security doors.
Police are asking anyone who sees suspicious activity to contact 701-451-7660.