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Truck slams into T-Mobile store in attempted burglary

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DAVIE, Fla. (WSVN) -- Police are searching for an unknown number of subjects who attempted to rob a T-Mobile store by ramming a pickup truck into the business Thursday morning.

Authorities said the subjects used what they believe to be was a stolen truck to smash through the front of the cell phone shop located at 4900 South University Drive.

The attempted thieves got away without anything thanks to a 24-hour call center who heard the commotion and called police. "The first time they heard the noise, they didn't think anything of it, but the second time it shook the wall a bit, and when they looked down, they saw that there was a truck smashed up," said Patrick Aguila.

Davie Police Captain Dale Engle said this type of crime is on the rise. "Phones are worth a lot of money on the black market," he said.

As police continue to search for the subjects, the T-Mobile business continues this noon to clean up the mess left behind.

The alleged stolen white pickup truck was left behind at the scene, officials are hoping it will lead them to the subjects.

Officials also have surveillance video of the crime and are hoping it will also help them catch the subjects.

If you have any information on this attempted burglary, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.


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