ONEONTA – Oneonta Police are investigating a burglary at the Superheroes in Ripped Jeans thrift store on South Main Street after the owners discovered on Monday morning the store had been broken into overnight.
“We are truly disheartened to share that our thrift shop was burglarized over the weekend,” read a post on the store’s Facebook page. “This store is completely volunteer run and all the proceeds benefit the rescue. Not only did we sustain a loss, now we need to spend money on new equipment.”
“It’s sad that people are stealing from charitable organizations,” said Oneonta Police Chief Doug Brenner. “They just ransacked the place.”
Police are still in the process of assessing what items were taken and reviewing surveillance footage to try and locate the perpetrator. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oneonta Police at (607) 432-1113.