Middletown thief may be identified from something they left behind

The person who stole equipment from a Middletown business left behind items that could be used to identify him or her.

A Dell laptop was among the items reported stolen from Barrett Paving sometime overnight April 18, according to a Middletown police report.

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“It appears the subject(s) went into the upstairs bathroom and left a Monster energy drink, which was open and still had liquid inside it,” police wrote in the report.

The can was sent off for possible DNA identification.

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Also taken from the business at 3751 Commerce Drive was a laptop case, according to the police report.

Police believe the suspected thief or thieves entered the business from a window that was open.

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