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Thieves Enter Evansville Denny's Diner, Cook Eggs in the Kitchen

After letting themselves into the Denny's restaurant on Green River Road, two thieves helped themselves to some eggs in the kitchen, according to the Evansville Police Department.

Posted: Apr 23, 2021 11:05 AM
Updated: Apr 23, 2021 2:17 PM

The Evansville Police Department is investigating a theft incident that took place at the Green River Road Denny's restaurant after they say two individuals broke in and cooked some eggs in the kitchen.

According to an investigating officer, the individual who reported the theft incident was able to show the officer video footage of two offenders walking into the restaurant around 2:02 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

EPD says the offenders went into the kitchen and prepared some eggs, and that they left about 10 minutes later.

Then, roughly an hour later right around 3:00 a.m., EPD says the same offenders returned, only to make more eggs before leaving the restaurant once again around 3:04 a.m., after being confronted by the reporter of the incident.

"It was two males, and they basically cooked their own breakfast," explained EPD Sergeant Nick Winsett. "They were asked to leave, they left - but they came back and created some more issues."

"No damage was done, other than the fact they made their own breakfast," Sgt. Winsett continued. "Denny's resolved that, but they left before authorities arrived on scene."

EPD says the egg thieves didn't force entry into the building and that the door seemed to be open both times. 

According to EPD, the total estimated loss caused by the theft is $1.00.


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