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Restaurant owner fed up with burglaries

Joy Wang
November 20, 2018 10:16 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The owner of The Grill restaurant on San Mateo is fed up with thieves breaking into his business.

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Phil Chavez said his restaurant has been burglarized twice in just a few months.

In the most recent break-in, the thieves ransacked Chavez’ office and took laptops, iPads, tools, steaks and safes, which added up to more than $5000.

“Every drawer was pulled open. Everything was thrown out,” Chavez said. “I still don't know how much they took from me because every day I find something else missing.”

Chavez said the burglaries are taking a toll on his business.

“It affects everything. It affects my food cost. All the money I lost. My insurance is actually going to skyrocket now,” Chavez said. “I feel violated. It’s just like breaking into your house.”

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