Union City storeowner takes security into his own hands

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The owner of a Union City cell phone store has hired his brothers to sleep in the building at night after being robbed twice.

David Cruz, owner of 16th Street Wireless, says his store was broken into on Monday night. Thieves made away with expensive merchandise. After Cruz replaced the glass and re-opened his store, it was robbed again on Wednesday night. Police say Union City is averaging what they call, two ?smash and grab? break-ins a week.

Cruz?s brothers have agreed to sleep there until the new metal doors are in place.

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