Rental store in Central West End hit by smash & grab burglars

6:58 AM, Jul 19, 2013   |    comments
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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - An all too familiar crime scene for St. Louis City Police this morning.  Another smash and grab burglary at a store in the Central West End.

This morning's crime occurred just after 4:00 a.m. at the National Rent to Own store in the 300 block of North Sarah.  A pick-up truck was used to breech a door into the business.

Investigators say the burglars then looted the store for several flat screen television sets and possibly other merchandise, although a complete inventory has not been made.

Authorities were also looking for a second vehicle believe to have been involved int he getaway.  Witnesses reported seeing the silver pick-up and a green Dodge Charger flee the scene after the crime.

Anyone with any information should contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS.


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