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Smash, But No Grab Burglary in St. Louis

Police say cell phone store employee shot one of the suspects

01/03/2015

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Thieves Use Stolen SUV in South St. Louis Smash-and-Grab

Police in St. Louis are searching for suspects who drove a stolen SUV into a cellphone business and stole phones and accessories.

12/15/2014

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Stolen Firearms Suspects Caught Before Guns Sold to Ferguson Protesters

Two individuals were caught on tape making three trips to eventually remove nearly 40 firearms – including dozens of pistols, several rifles and one shotgun, plus 1,000 rounds of ammunition.

12/05/2014

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2 Brothers Accused of Series of Crimes

Two brothers are facing charges alleging they are responsible for dozens of smash-and-grab crimes at businesses in south St. Louis County.

01/14/2014

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Hair Extension Theft on the Rise in St. Louis

This week, smash-and-grab thieves crashed their vehicles into two different south St. Louis beauty supply store taking hair extensions by the bagful.

11/01/2013

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St. Louis Beauty Supply Store Hit by Smash and Grab Thieves Again

It happened before 4 a.m. this morning at Forever Young Beauty Supply on the city’s south side.

10/31/2013

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Robbery in South St. Louis Nets Hair Extensions

Police say someone drove an SUV into Kings Beauty Supply in south St. Louis Monday morning in the latest in a series of smash-and-grab robberies in the city.

10/28/2013

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Smash-and-Grab Thieves Hit Olivette Jewelry Store

The crime happened about 5 a.m. Monday at Timekeepers jewelry store. Police gave up the pursuit after about six miles on Interstate 70 out of safety concerns.

09/30/2013

A truck remains inside Sam Light Loans at Olive and Jefferson after a robbery on July 29, 2013.

Police Look For Link In City, County ‘Smash-and-Grabs’

Investigators are trying to determine if two early morning smash and grab burglaries are related.

07/29/2013

A truck remains inside Sam Light Loans at Olive and Jefferson after a robbery on July 29, 2013.

‘Smash-and-Grab’ Burglars Hit Midtown Store

“You see that I’ve got a bunch of gates up here,” Ronnie Light, the store’s owner, said. “Evidently, this particular time it did work because it doesn’t look like anything was taken.”

07/29/2013

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