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A South Australian business owner has spoken of his heartbreak after two thieves ransacked his family's pizza store.
The incident was a bitter blow for the Valley View's Valentino Pizza Cafe, which is only just beginning to recover from the COVID-19 shutdowns.
Owner Mahdi Al Haiery said the pair took cash, broke shelves and doors, and dropped food on the floor in the process.
"I just thought, you know, why us?" Mr Al Haiery said.
"We put all these hours in, all this effort.
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"My parents were very emotional this morning."
It was a quick operation, all over in under 10 minutes.
Police are asking anyone who can identify the men to come forward.
Officers visited the business this morning to review CCTV and dust for fingerprints.
The family is now planning on bolstering security, starting with the installation of a big gate.
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