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Pair Charged with Burglarizing Restaurant in Pocomoke

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From left: Michael Hernandez and Dylan Sedgwick From left: Michael Hernandez and Dylan Sedgwick

POCOMOKE CITY, Md.-  Detectives with the Worcester County Bureau of Investigations have arrested two men accused of breaking into the Friendly's restaurant in Pocomoke City and stealing a safe before fleeing the scene. 

According to investigators, the incident happened Aug. 28 after Friendly's closed for the night with all doors being secured by the night manager. Investigators said that is when the suspects broke into the restaurant and stole a safe containing an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects used the rear door to exit the Friendly's and stole a hand cart to wheel the safe off the property, police said. Investigators said a significant amount of damage was done by the suspects to property inside the restaurant prior to leaving.

Investigators identified the burglary suspects as Michael HernandezDylan Sedgwick, and a juvenile male. With the assistance of the Worcester County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit, Berlin Police Department, Worcester County Sheriff's Office Patrol Unit, Pocomoke City Police Department and the WCBI, both Sedgewick and Hernandez were taken into custody without incident in Pocomoke City. Police said the safe was recovered with damage, but still intact and had not been opened.           

Sedgwick was arrested and ordered held on a $7,500 bond for an outstanding Maryland State Police warrant and $40,000 bond for the Friendly's burglary Charges. Hernandez was ordered held on a $40,000 bond for the Friendly's burglary charges. Both were transported to the Worcester County Detention Center. 

There is no word on the status of the juvenile whom police said participated in the break-in.

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