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PORTSMOUTH - Police say they caught a man in the act of breaking into a Portsmouth pawn shop.

22-year-old Thyrone Scott was arrested early Sunday, April 14 as he tried to leave through the back door of Cash Money Pawn, investigators said.

As officers arrived at the Portsmouth Blvd. business around 1:45 a.m., they saw a man on the roof who disappeared into the business. He was met at the back door.

They say Scott had cash he'd taken from the business. He's charged with burglary, destruction of property and grand larceny.

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