Police Blotter: Muscular Man Swipes Bubble Dresses At Warehouse Row

Monday, April 7, 2014

Police said a muscular man made off with some bubble dresses from Kayce Hughes women's and children's clothing at Warehouse Row.

The manager and an employee said a black male came inside and went to one corner. They became suspicious about what he was doing, then saw him take off with the dresses under a blue coat that was over his arm.

He was last seen heading toward Patten Towers.

Store personnel called Warehouse Row security, but it was lunchtime and they did not respond.

The suspect has yellow teeth and eyes and a mid, non-groomed fro. He looks like he works out a lot.

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Police found an alarm going off at K&G Lounge on E. 3rd Street.

It was found that a large rock had been thrown through the front glass door.

A nearby security guard saw a white van speeding from the scene. Two males were walking in the same direction.

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Mason Thurman of Conner Street said someone broke into his 2003 Ford Mustang while parked at his home.

They took his $150 Raybans, $175 stereo and $100 amps.

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The owner of Bob's Road Service on W. 25th Street found that someone had cut a hole in the fence and vandalized a work truck.

Damage to the fence was $600 and to the vehicle was $300.

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Humberto Andes of E. 27th Street said he heard noises coming from his basement.

He spotted a white male loading his metal lawn edging supplies.

The thief was able to get away.

 


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