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DENVER — A former Mile High Comics employee has been arrested in connection with the theft of 15 comics books from the store worth $49,000, according to an arrest affidavit from Denver Police.

Prosecutors with the the Denver District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday charged Francisco Ysidro Ruiz, 39. He faces one count of second-degree burglary and one count of theft.

Officers on May 27 responded to a burglary call at Mile High Comics at 4600 North Jason St. It was initially reported that 14 items were stolen, but employees later discovered an additional comic book, worth $7,000, was also missing.

Read more at 9News.com.

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