University City Rent-A-Center targeted in latest smash and grab - KMOV.com

University City Rent-A-Center targeted in latest smash and grab

(KMOV.com) -- Police are investigating after someone driving a pick-up truck rammed the vehicle into the front of a Rent-A-Center store in University City, Missouri and tried making off with merchandise. 

The smash and grab happened in the 6900 block of Olive sometime Tuesday morning.  The truck used in the crime is described as a dark-colored Dodge Dakota.  At this time, it is not clear if the suspect or suspects got away with anything, but they did leave the truck behind.  When a News 4 crew arrived on the scene, there was a flat screen television sitting outside the store.
 
Officers have been combing the scene for any evidence including fingerprinting the pick-up truck.
 
The Rent-A-Center building suffered extensive damage during the crime.  Part of a brick column was smashed and two large windows were shattered.
 
Police are not releasing any further information at this time.
 
Stay with News 4 and KMOV.com as this story develops.
 

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