Police investigating Columbia Aldi break-in

Friday, June 22, 2012 | 10:34 a.m. CDT; updated 10:49 a.m. CDT, Friday, June 22, 2012

COLUMBIA — The Aldi grocery store was broken into early Friday morning.

At 12:18 a.m. Friday, the Columbia Police Department and the Boone County Sheriff's Department responded to an alarm at Aldi, 807 Business Loop 70 W, Columbia Police Officer Latisha Stroer said.

A window was broken and an unknown amount of food was stolen, Stroer said.

Seven Columbia police officers and one supervisor responded, along with three Boone County deputies.

Stroer said police were conducting an investigation into the break-in as of 9:15 a.m. Friday. No one had been arrested in connection with the case at that time.

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Delcia Crockett June 22, 2012 | 5:11 p.m. store was broken into early Friday morning...and an unknown amount of food was stolen...

No one has to steal food in this town. There are too many places where one can pick up free food, if one is hungry.

Volunteers meet this need of food provision, in this town - through our churches and our communities.

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