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Downtown Indy bakery seeks help identifying burglar, offers reward

The Flying Cupcake offers reward in burglary case

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) —  On the day after Thanksgiving, a downtown Indianapolis bakery fell victim to a burglary but it was all caught on camera.

The staff at The Flying Cupcake on Mass Ave. on Monday was seeking assistance in identifying the perpetrator. The company has announced a $500 reward for information leading to an arrest.

Surveillance footage shared by the business on social media captures the suspect in action between 3:30 a.m. and 3:50 a.m. Friday. The person was seen making off with a computer and other items. The person got in through the back gate of a residential courtyard. The bakery is at 423 Massachusetts Ave., about 4 blocks northeast of Monument Circle.

Authorities conducted fingerprint analysis and were collaborating with neighboring businesses to obtain additional video footage. The suspected burglar was believed to be a female, approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall, and wearing an oversized coat and glasses.

The Flying Cupcake encouraged anyone with relevant information to come forward and assist law enforcement in solving the case. People with information can contact the bakery at 317-396-2696 or submit anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana.

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