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Springs police investigate ‘smash and grab’ robbery at marijuana shop

Posted at 4:35 AM, Sep 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-26 15:38:23-04
Native Roots Break-in
Colorado Springs Police believe teens in a stolen minivan smashed into this Native Roots location.

COLORADO SPRINGS – Police are searching for an unspecified number of suspects after a smash and grab robbery at a marijuana shop early Wednesday morning.

Police say that at around 1 a.m., the suspects drove a minivan through the front doors of the Native Roots Marijuana Dispensary at Academy and Austin Bluffs. They then ran inside and stole some products before jumping into a getaway car and speeding away.

At one point, an officer spotted the suspect vehicle, but the driver was able to get away after hitting the patrol car, causing minor damage. The officer was not hurt.

Police have not released descriptions of the suspects or the getaway car.