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UPDATE: Arrest Made in Pinch Concession Stand Break-in

UPDATE 5/3/13 @ 7:55 a.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man has been charged in one of the concession stand break-ins in northern Kanawha County.

Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputies tell WSAZ.com Mike Hardway was charged Thursday in connection with the break-in at the Pinch Elementary little league concession stand. Hardway was charged with breaking and entering.

According to the criminal complaint, Hardway admitted to police he broke into the concession stand and took several food items and an envelope of money.

Deputies say Hardway has been questioned in two other break-ins that happened at other little league fields in the area. However, he has not been charged in those cases.

More arrests are expected in the case.

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ORIGINAL STORY
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A string of break-ins in northern Kanawha County has a little league strapped for cash.

Since Saturday, someone has broke into concession stands at three little league fields in the Pinch-Elkview area.

Bill Bright, with the Elk District Little League, tells WSAZ.com the first break-in happened Saturday at the Chambers Field between Big Chimney and Elkview. Then, Sunday a break-in was reported at the Central Field at Elkview Middle School and another was reported Monday night at the Pinch Little League Field.

Each time money was stolen from the concession stands.

Right now, the league is raising money to help replace the doors damaged during the break-ins.

The Kanawha County Sheriff's Department is investigating the case.


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