Tryon police arrest juvenile in Royalty Food break-in

Published 1:02 pm Tuesday, August 3, 2010

The Tryon Police Department made the following arrest Friday in the Royalty Food breaking and&bsp; entering case.

A 16-year-old juvenile from Green Creek was charged with the following offenses:

Felony breaking and entering

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Felony larceny after breaking and entering

Felony injury to building/fence/wall

The Royalty Food Store Inc. in Tryon, owned by Khalid Abuadas, was broken into around 5 a.m. Friday. Employees arrived Friday morning and found the suspended ceiling caved in and ceiling panels and insulation all over the floor. Entry was apparently made through a vent on the roof.

According to Tryon Police Chief Jeff Arrowood, several packs of cigarettes were taken.

Damage estimates were still unknown as of Monday morning, Arrowood said.

Bond was set at $10,000.00 secured.