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Burglars target Houston business, steal musical equipment

Do you recognize either man? Crime Stoppers offers reward

Two men stole several pieces of musical equipment from a Houston business, police said Monday. The incident took place in September, but the surveillance photos were just released. If you recognize either burglar, you're asked to call investigators. (Crime Stoppers)

HOUSTON – Two men stole several pieces of musical equipment from a Houston business, police and Crime Stoppers said Monday.

Investigators released a batch of surveillance photos from the scene of the crime, which took place Sept. 8.

Anyone who recognizes either of the men is asked to call police. A reward of up to $5,000 is available if officers can make an arrest.

The men were first seen on surveillance camera just before 11:40 p.m. Sept. 6, according to a news release from Crime Stoppers. The would-be burglars arrived outside a business in the 5000 block of the Gulf Freeway, in Houston, and looked around for a few minutes before leaving the area, police said.

On Sept. 8, the men returned to the business. About 12:35 a.m., they broke in and stole the musical equipment, officers said.

One of the men is 6 feet tall and weighs 190 pounds, police said. He wore a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. The other burglar stands about 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 170 pounds. He was wearing a dark T-shirt with light-colored pants, the news release said.

The Houston Police Department’s burglary division is looking into the case.

To report a tip, call 713-222-TIPS, or visit this website. All tipsters can remain anonymous.


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