Smash and grab burglary at music and television store in Derby

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DERBY — Someone smashed a storefront window in Derby and made off with a vintage guitar.

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This morning at around 11:00 a.m. police were notified that Northeast TV & Music, located on Route 5 in Derby, was burglarized sometime overnight.

Police say the perpetrator gained entrance into the store by breaking the storefront window.

Once inside they damaged a Samsung television and stole a 1971 Guild acoustic guitar and a Marshall Combo guitar amplifier.

According to the report, the store owner is listed as Michael Routhier, 65, of Newport.

Police are asking anyone with information on this incident to contact the Derby barracks at 802-334-8881.