Aug 11, 2014 5:53 AM

Man Accused Of Stealing $15,000 From Lexington Business In Burglary

Lexington police arrested a suspect they say broke into a business and stole around $15,000 early Sunday morning.

Police say the burglar got into Baker Iron and Metal on Old Frankfort Pike through a side window around 2:20 a.m. Surveillance video captured images of the suspect taking cash from the safe. Police say that person was identified as Matthew Spurling, 24.

According to court documents, Spurling was an employee at the business and was on suspension. Police say his girlfriend had recently been fired from the company. Investigators say they both had knowledge of the safe's combination.

Police charged Spurling with burglary.


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