Groton Restaurant Burglary Could be Part of Crime Spree

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    Police have charged a physical therapist accused of stealing drugs from a patient.

    Police are investigating the burglary of a pizza restaurant in Groton and say the incident may be connected to similar crimes in neighboring towns.

    Groton police said Midway Pizza on Fort Hill Road was closed when at least one suspect broke into the restaurant overnight March 10 and stole an unknown amount of cash.

    Similar burglaries have been reported at restaurants in East Lyme, Stonington, Westerly, R.I. and Hopkinton, R.I. and police are investigating to determine whether the incidents are connected.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact the Groton Town Police Department at 860-441-6712.