ELLSWORTH, Maine — Police are investigating a recent break-in at a local restaurant during which thieves didn’t just steal cash, they took the entire register.

The burglary happened at Angelo’s Pizzeria in Ellsworth sometime between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 7:45 a.m. Thursday. Detective Dotty Small with the Ellsworth Police Department said someone forced his way into the restaurant and stole a cash register estimated to be worth $1,000. Several hundred dollars were believed to be inside the register at the time, Small said. Police also gathered physical evidence from the scene.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Ellsworth Police Department at 667-2168.