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Police arrest man in theft of two safes from Riverhead home

Riverhead police have arrested a Bronx man who they said used a brick to shatter the rear sliding glass door of a home and stole two safes from a bedroom closet.

Tyrek R. Highsmith, 19, was arrested Friday after an investigation by detectives into the May 18 theft at a Horton Avenue home in Riverhead, police said.

Highsmith is charged with second-degree burglary and was released on his own recognizance and his next court date has not been set, police said.


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