A whale of a burglary

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OKLAHOMA CITY -- Ron Wakins has a pretty good idea of the path the thief took Monday night when that person decided to break into Avalon Seafood, Ron's business.

"They had to have done this because these weren't moved. These were right here and so they had to have crawled up," Watkins said while showing our cameras the damage and broken glass left behind.

"The first thing we checked was the till and it was empty," he said.

Ron and his staff discovered the mess Tuesday as they arrived to open the doors for another business day.

"We had our first $1 from when we were over on Britton and May and we had our first $1 here both up on the wall and they're both gone," Watkins said.

Watkins said whoever broke into the store only wanted cash from the office.

He says the fortune in seafood stocked all over the shop was left behind in the crime.

"It doesn't look like any lobster tails or king crab tails or anything like that's missing," Watkins said.

Staffers say it's ironic.

"It's going to cost us a whole lot more than just the money that they took to replace to restore and to rebuild here," manager Jr. Armstrong said.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call the Oklahoma City police.


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