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Police: Teen Stole Cash Register From Pizza Place

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Matthew Straub (Booking Photo)

Matthew Straub (Booking Photo)

PETERSBURG (WWJ) - A teenager who stole a cash register from a pizza place in Monroe County was arrested after being tracked by a K-9 unit.

Deputies from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said 17-year-old Matthew Straub walked into Cabin Creek Pizza in Petersburg on Monday around 6:20 p.m., grabbed the cash register and fled.

After using a K-9 unit to track the area, Straub was located and confessed to his involvement in the robbery. He also told officers where they could find the stolen property. Police have not said how much money was in the cash register.

Straub is charged with theft and is currently held on a $15,000 bond in the Monroe County Jail.

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