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HPD seeks help in identifying pair of liquor thieves

Two men are being sought after stealing liquor from  Jake’s Discount Liquors on Vermillion Street in  Hastings.

The theft took place on Friday, Dec. 13, at about 5:25 p.m.

The two walked into the store, each grabbed a bottle of liquor and then fled.

Both were wearing hooded sweatshirts.

A store security camera captured this image of the duo.

Anyone with information on the identity of these man is asked to contact the Hastings Police Department at 651-480-2300 or write to hpd@ci.hastings.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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