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Willmar cops use Facebook to nab suspected thieves

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WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — Willmar police used Facebook to help identify and arrest two suspects in recent thefts.

The West Central Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/yf9Wkf) the tactic was so successful that police are considering using the social networking site more often.

One of the thefts was a Jan. 25 robbery at Trav's Dino Mart. The other was a Feb. 8 robbery at Korthuis Jewelry in downtown Willmar.

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