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Police investigate break-in at area alcoholics anonymous center

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Police and CSI officials were called to respond around 8:45 Friday morning, but police think the incident happened late Thursday night or early Friday morning. Police and CSI officials were called to respond around 8:45 Friday morning, but police think the incident happened late Thursday night or early Friday morning.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Officers with the Wilmington Police Department are investigating a break-in at an Alcoholics Anonymous center located in the 5900 block of Wrightsville Avenue.

Police and CSI officials were called to respond early Friday morning, officers say the crime happened sometime after 9:30 p.m. on Thursday night.

Police say there is about $3,000 in damage. Two doors were broken, paintballs were fired at the walls, fire extinguishers were sprayed leaving a white residue on the floors, profanity and lewd images were spray-painted on the walls, and the words 'beer rulz' were painted on a counter.

Officials say an undisclosed amount of cash was also taken.

Volunteers spent Friday cleaning and say the center will be open for AA classes on Saturday.

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