MPD investigating string of cellphone store burglaries overnight

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- MPD detectives are investigating a string of burglaries at cellphone stores across the city.

The burglaries happened early Tuesday morning at AT&T stores on Union Avenue and Hacks Cross Road and at a T-Mobile store on Perkins Road.

At the Union Avenue AT&T store, police say the thief backed his vehicle into a window on the side of the business, breaking it to gain access to the merchandise inside.

At Perkins and American Way, the suspect drove his vehicle through the front of the T-Mobile store.

On Hacks Cross, police say the thief broke out a window and took several items.

Police are now gathering evidence from each scene to try to identify the suspects and confirm whether these cases are linked.

Call Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH if you have any information on these burglaries.

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