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Police: DNA evidence links suspect to business burglary spree

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Vantavis 'Omar' Brown (source: Columbus Police) Vantavis 'Omar' Brown (source: Columbus Police)

Columbus Police are currently looking for Vantavis "Omar" Brown in connection to a series of business burglaries.  

Authorities obtained a warrant after linking him to a break-in at Garden Fresh Produce on Buena Vista Road.  He reportedly stole the cash register from this establishment.  A detective said Brown left behind DNA evidence which they studied in a lab and later matched to him.

Police describe Brown as a well-known criminal.

He is 32-years-old and described as 5'8" and about 160 lbs with tattoos on his neck and arms.  Anyone with information about his location can give an anonymous tip to 911.

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