VPD investigates Best Buys burglary | News
VALDOSTA, GA- Valdosta Police say that a stolen car was used to bash in the roll-up door of he Best Buys store. The break in was caught on store surveillance.
They found the stolen car abandoned a short time later. They are trying to identify and arrest several people they saw getting out of that car.
Here is a news release issued by VPD-
On May 27, 2012, VPD officers answered an alarm call at Best Buy, 1705 Norman Drive, Valdosta.
Upon arrival, they discovered that forced entry had been made into the building via the rear roll up door. Officers determined that it appeared that a vehicle had driven into the rear roll up door forcing it open. Merchandise was scattered near the roll up door.
Best Buy management arrived on scene and accessed store security video. The video showed a dark colored vehicle made contact with the roll up door and several offenders exited the vehicle and entered the store.
An undetermined amount of merchandise was taken from the store and the offenders fled the scene. It is estimated that the merchandise taken amounts to be over $10,000 in value.
On May 27, 2012 at approximately 1130 Valdosta Police Department officers recovered a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of the Knight's Inn, 2110 West Hill Avenue, that is believed to have been used in the burglary.
The vehicle was taken to the Valdosta/Lowndes Regional Crime Laboratory for processing. No arrests in the case have been made at this time.
Anyone having any information regarding this crime is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department at 229-293-3145.
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