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Smash-n-grab burglars strike College Hill businesses

Shattered glass scatters the sidewalks on Hamilton Avenue in College Hill. (FOX19 NOW/Megan O'Rourke) Shattered glass scatters the sidewalks on Hamilton Avenue in College Hill. (FOX19 NOW/Megan O'Rourke)
Business owners in College Hill are cleaning up from overnight smash-n-grab burglaries. (FOX19 NOW/Megan O'Rourke) Business owners in College Hill are cleaning up from overnight smash-n-grab burglaries. (FOX19 NOW/Megan O'Rourke)
COLLEGE HILL (FOX19) -

Cincinnati police are investigating a series of smash-n-grab burglaries at businesses.

Officers responded to a burglary alarm on Hamilton Avenue near Cedar Avenue just before 4 a.m. Friday.

They found five businesses with doors and windows smashed out, possibly with bricks.

Cash registers were tampered with.

Police are trying to reach business owners. At least one, On Fire Grill, has told FOX19 NOW cash was stolen.

The other businesses are: G & Shirley's Heath Foods, Chung Ching, Portaluca and Lord's Bounty.

FOX19 NOW will continue to update this story on air and online.

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