Police are investigating two Friday morning store break-ins.
Officers responded to an alarm shortly after 4 a.m. at Wade Designs Jewelry at 2927 Zebulon Road where the door had been broken and suspects stole almost $1,000 in jewelry from the cases. No suspect description was released.
Less than an hour later, officials responded to the L&L Food Store at 2558 Hunter Hill Road where employees reported a break-in. The suspects reportedly broke a window before stealing about $600 in cigarettes and fleeing the scene.
Rocky Mount police Cpl. Mike Lewis said investigators are working to determine if the incidents are related. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.