Burglar drives car into 3 cell phone stores in crime spree - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Burglar drives car into 3 cell phone stores in crime spree

AT&T on Union Ave. (Source: WMC Action News 5) AT&T on Union Ave. (Source: WMC Action News 5)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

One man is being blamed for three separate cell phone store burglaries that happened overnight Monday.

The burglary spree started at 11:15 p.m. at the AT&T store on Hacks Cross Road near Winchester Road. Before 2:00 a.m., the burglar knocked off a total of three stores, stealing thousands of dollars in merchandise and causing thousands more dollars in damage.

CLICK HERE to see damage from the three stores.

The burglar also struck at the AT&T on Union Avenue near East Parkway and the T-Mobile on South Perkins Road near American Way.

In each case, the burglar drove his dark colored four-door car (possibly a Chrysler 200, according to police) into the stores and stole cell phones off display racks.

"Go work. I mean dang you don't have to do all of that," customer Tyrone Jones said. "It's sad to see people doing stuff like that. Definitely doesn't make the city look good."

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