Smithfield Police have stepped up patrols following two break-ins at the same business 24 hours apartment.
Just before midnight Thursday, thieves broke into Brightleaf Flea Market at 2320 South Brightleaf Boulevard taking items from vendors booths inside. A similar break-in was reported Wednesday night at the flea market. Items were taken from at least one vendor.
Police Captain R. Sheppard said the two break-ins appear to be connected. Both burglaries were captured on security cameras located at the business. Police have not released images from the security camera video.
Anyone with information about the two break-ins at Brightleaf Flea Market is asked to contact Smithfield Police at 919-934-2121 or the Smithfield Police Tip Line at 919-989-8835.