Smithfield Police are investigating two restaurant break-ins. Around 5:00am Monday, a burglary was discovered at Taste of China at 1263 N. Brightleaf Boulevard. A glass door had been shattered and an undisclosed amount of money stolen.
Around 8:00am Monday, police discovered a break-in at Number 1 Chinese at 903 S. Brightleaf Boulevard. Forced entry was made by damaging a glass door. An undisclosed amount of currency was taken.
Police Chief Keith Powell said the two break-ins could possibly be connected. Anyone with information that could help investigators is asked to contact the Police Department at 919-934-2121 or the Police Tip Line at 919-989-8835.