Hingham: Police Investigating Restaurant Break-In

Hingham Police are investigating a restaurant break-in.

Police say that at 6:15 a.m. Sunday officers were sent to the Scarlet Oak Tavern on Main St.

They were called after employees arriving for work discovered that the business had been broken into.

It was discovered by officers that alarm wires outside had been cut and that entry had been made by removing several cinder blocks from the basement.

Officers also found an office door that had been forced open.

Police say the suspects attempted to open the safe but were unsuccessful and it’s unclear what was taken.

The incident remains under investigation and anyone who noticed any vehicles or people in the area (near Whiting Street/Route 53 and Queen Anne’s Corner in Norwell) between 12:45 a.m.-6:15 a.m. is being asked to call Det. Daniel Leary at 781-741-1443.


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About Dan McCready

Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.