GALLERY: Police trying to identify men who broke into Cedar Rapids offices

Suspects took electronics, did thousands in damage to Merrill Lynch, Iowa Farmer Today offices

Published: January 17 2014 | 1:46 pm - Updated: 29 March 2014 | 2:17 am in

Cedar Rapids police are asking the public for help in identifying two subjects who broke into an office building, causing thousands of dollars in damage.

A Friday news release from the Cedar Rapids Police Department said two people broke into the Merrill Lynch and Iowa Farmer Today offices at 1065 Sierra Court NE in the early morning hours on Jan. 4. In the process, the Public Safety Communications Coordinator Greg Buelow said they did extensive damage to the building in excess of $10,000 and took thousands of dollars in electronics.

Police are encouraging the the subjects to turn themselves in along with the stolen items, but are also asking for the public's help in identifying them. If a person has received electronics from either subject, police are also encouraged to call the Cedar Rapids Police Department.

Anyone with information to identify the people in the photos can contact the Cedar Rapids Police Department's Criminal Investigative Division at 319-286-5459, Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME or text CRIMES (274637) and in the message type 5227 and their tip.

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