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Man cleans up, takes laundry’s cash register

NATCHEZ — A thief took a local laundry service to the cleaners Monday afternoon when he reportedly stole a cash register from the business.

Natchez Detective Jerry Ford said a man reportedly walked into Simmons Steam Cleaners & Laundry on St. Catherine Street at approximately 2:05 p.m., took the cash register and walked out.

The laundry’s manager, Ford said, was upstairs during the theft and saw the thief on a security camera.

Ford said he believes the thief had a driver waiting outside and was able to flee quickly with the register. The amount of cash in the register has not yet been determined, Ford said.

Anyone with any information about the theft should contact NPD at 601-445-5565 or Crime Stoppers at 601-442-5000.

Crime Stoppers offers a reward up to $1,000 for a tip leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect. Callers can remain anonymous.