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Police investigating string of local ‘smash and grab’ burglaries

Posted: 5:52 PM, Apr 25, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-25 19:52:33-04

The Colorado Springs Police Department is investigating a series of "smash and grab" burglaries at local businesses.

According to CSPD, detectives found seven burglaries at local businesses fitting the same type of pattern. The suspects are said to be targeting small businesses and restaurants and either prying the door open or breaking glass to make quick entries. 

Police said the suspects are going for cash registers or safes before fleeing the scene. Each suspect has been clothed to make their identity, police said. Detectives were able to capture a photo of the suspect vehicle, described as a Jeep Patriot, possibly silver in color.

Anyone with information or is a witness to this investigation is asked to call CSPD at (719) 444-7000.

Here is a list of all the businesses targeted:

  • 4/ 4 Soggie Doggie 5219 Galley Road
  • 4/ 4 New Day Café 5901 Delmonico Drive
  • 4/ 4 Smoker Friendly 1437 North Circle Drive
  • 4/ 6 Joey’s Pizza 1843 Briargate Boulevard
  • 4/ 6 Alta Convenience Store 3945 Palmer Park Boulevard
  • 4/ 8 Yo Yogurt 8816 North Union Boulevard
  • 4/ 17 Yo Yogurt 8816 North Union Boulevard