Barbecue restaurant in North Charleston reports 262 pounds of pilfered pork

North Charleston police are searching for a suspect who brought home some boosted bacon.

The Barbeque Joint on East Montague Avenue reported Tuesday morning that three cases of pork — 232 pounds of meat — were stolen around 8:30 a.m. from behind the building. Other items reported stolen included 30 pounds of pork chops and two cases of beer, according to a police report.

The business reported that it was a $350 loss. There was no video of the incident and no suspect information was provided, the report states. No other information was released.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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