Amityville man surrenders in Suffolk burglary case

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AMITYVILLE -

Police say an Amityville man has turned himself in after he was suspected of burglarizing a Suffolk business.

Tyler Heller, 27, is expected to appear in court in a few hours.  

Heller allegedly broke into the Amvets Thrift Store on Sunrise Highway in Copiague in August.

Investigators say Heller went through a rooftop chimney, then rappelled down using a rubber hose.

Police say when an alarm sounded, Heller shattered the glass front door and ran off empty-handed.

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