Smash-and-Run Burglars Back for More Flat-Screen TVs


This just in from KMOV (Channel 4). Burglars have once again targeted businesses for flat-screen televisions. The news station states that thieves smashed a glass door at a Rent-A-Center in the 7100 block of Page in Pagedale and made off with five TVs early this morning.

The same group allegedly hit two north St. Louis County clothing stores this morning, making off with money and merchandise.

Last month, the St. Louis Police Department held a press conference to alert the public to some 15 smash-and-run burglaries in the city targeting flat-screen televisions. Among the victims in that crime spree were rapper Nelly's Skybox nightclub and F15teen, the restaurant co-owned by former Cardinals ballplayer Jim Edmonds.