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Spokane Valley restaurant experiencing burglary deja vu

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -

It's something no business or restaurant wants to deal with.

"Every person who walks through the door goes, 'Again?' says Luke Miller.

Early last Sunday morning a burglar broke into Flamin' Joes on East Sprague in Spokane Valley. Surveillance cameras captured a man coming through the front window and rummaging through the restaurant for more than a half hour before tipping an alarm.

He got away with a til filled with cash, credit cards customers left behind, blank gift cards and keys before police arrived on the scene.

For manager Luke Miller, it's like deja vu.

Nearly a year ago, another burglar broke into the restaurant through the exact same window and was never caught. Employees are surprised and frustrated they're having to go through the same thing over and over.

"Another insurance claim. More stuff to clean up. It seems like it never ends," Miller says. "We just get healed from one of them, and then we get hit again."

On Tuesday, Miller has a simple, clear message he wants to share with the man who broke in to his restaurant:

"I hope you get caught."

Luke is hoping by sharing the video, someone may recognize the man in it. You can see Luke's original Facebook post below

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