Authorities report Carl’s Corner in Essig was burglarized in the early morning hours on Wednesday, with the suspect making off with various items.

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office reports around 3:36 a.m., it received a report of an alarm and burglary in progress at the restaurant. The suspect or suspects reportedly forced entry into the building and took cash from a gambling box along with three bottles of Bacardi Rum.

When deputies arrived the unknown person or persons were no longer at the scene.

The Sheriff’s Office later received a report of a laser level being stolen from a semi parked at a business on Highway 14 near Sleepy Eye. According to the report, it’s unknown if the two robberies are related.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Brown County Sheriff’s Office by calling 507-233-6720.