UPDATE: "Hole in Wall" burglar identified, deputies need help to find him
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Reporter: Marcelino Benito
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - It's been weeks since the Super H store became a victim of crime. But it was no average heist. The burglar broke in by breaking a hole in the wall of the building.
"It surprises everyone, it's unbelievable," said store owner Amy Innabi.
Innabi agreed to talk to 9OYS after learning deputies now know who is responsible for breaking into her store. Deputies located and arrested Donnie Wyatt Burt Friday, but they still need the public's help finding David Aaron Mosseri.
Innabi says she recognizes one of the men wanted for the burglary. She says he was a repeat customer.
"If a steady customer does that to you, you know it feels like it's the end of the world," she said.
The break-in lasted more than four hours. The crook walked up and down the aisles snatching cigarettes, booze, lottery tickets and he took his time.
"He actually trys on some sunglasses," said Deputy Tom Peine.
All in all, thousands of dollars in merchandise and cash were taken.
"It has affected my business sharply because I can't replace what they took fast enough," Innabi said.
Her sense of safety is even harder to replace.
"With all the technology we have and it happened anyway, now I don't feel secure in my own house because they can go through walls now," Innabi said.
But Peine tells 9OYS he hopes they can't stay hidden for long. The first surveillance video released shortly after the incident proved pivotal to help ID the suspects.
"You guys showed it and as a result we received a lot of tips that detectives followed up on," he said.
Now they want to finish the job, but they can't do that unless the public comes forward to let them know where Mosseri is.
Burt faces several charges including trafficking in stolen property and first-degree burglary. Mosseri is wanted on a Forgery charge.
If you have any information, do not approach the suspects. Call 9-1-1 or 88-crime.