Tyler PD investigating burglaries of cell phone businesses

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The Tyler PD is investigating several burglaries of cell phone companies in town this past weekend, according to a release from Public Information Officer Don Martin.

Martin wrote in the statement that the department believes that the suspects are from outside of Tyler due to multiple break-ins at other stores across East Texas.

This includes Lindale, Mineola, and Canton.

The suspects have covered their identity and are observed driving a small silver sedan. They have not been able to gain access to a large amount of merchandise in the Tyler locations.

They are encouraging stores to secure their merchandise after business hours and review your security measures.

Below is a list of incidents in Tyler this weekend:

5/12/2019  2:41 a.m.

Attempted burglary at 4757 S Broadway (AT&T).  Tyler Police received an alarm.  Officers responded to find the front door shattered and pry marks were on the secured pull down cage which was not breached. 

5/12/2019  2:57a.m.

Attempted burglary occurred at 1016 WSW Loop 323 (Verizon) around 2:57a.m. A second alarm was received indicating intrusion. The suspects were gone upon officers arrival and no merchandise was reported missing.

5/13/2019 3:17 a.m.

AT&T located at 2028 Loop 323 ESE had a window broken out by two suspects. It was not believed they were able to retrieve any merchandise before leaving the store. The suspects left in a small silver sedan that had a driver waiting on the two suspects who entered the store.

Anyone with information about the suspects involved in this crime are urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crimestoppers at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833).  Crimestopperswill pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspects in this case or any felony case.

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