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Security cameras caught man breaking into Jewett City Little League concession stand

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Jewett City Little League officials said survelliance cameras caught this man breaking into their concession stand. (WFSB) Jewett City Little League officials said survelliance cameras caught this man breaking into their concession stand. (WFSB)
JEWETT CITY, CT (WFSB) -

Security cameras caught video of vandals breaking into the Jewett City Little League concession stand.

After multiple break-ins, Little League officials said they got fed up and set up cameras.

"The first time, they went in spray painted in black paint and took the money," Jewett City Little League President Robert Anderson said. 

A frustrated, persistent vandal was caught on camera trying to break into the concession stand at Little League Complex on Wilson Street. Little League officials said believe the man on video is behind several assaults on their concession stand. 

"They tried to pry open the sliding door we had here, this is the door that they tried to pry open," Anderson said. 

The meats in the refrigerator and the money in the register are the common targets, according to Little League officials. But by the second time this happened, league officials said they had enough.

Little League officials raised money and installed these security cameras three weeks ago. They said it only took two weeks before their vandal returned.

Video footage shows the unidentified man with tools in hand struggling mightily with the door and trying to use his body weight to force it open. He fought with it for more than 10 minutes before giving up. 

"I feel very upset and I feel hurt because they're hurting children, not me," Anderson said. 

While most of the league's funding comes through sponsorships, the concession stands are mainly for the kids, so Anderson said he is hoping the photos will either bring the suspect to justice or at least scare him into hiding. 

"He should pay back what he's taken from us," Anderson said. 

Police are investigating the concession stand break-ins and Little League officials said police do have leads in the case. 

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