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Men steal shoes, clothes from City Gear apparel store, officials say

HOUSTON – Men got away with clothing and shoes after breaking into a southeast Houston apparel store, police said. 

Police got reports of a break-in at the City Gear store at 6310 Telephone Road around 4:45 a.m.Saturday.

A wrecker driver was in the area when he saw a white Ford F-250 peeling out from the store parking lot.

Police said the wrecker driver followed the truck, which was carrying three to five people.

The wrecker driver said the men noticed he was following them, so they stopped the truck and ran on foot.

According to officials, the men got away before police could catch them. 

Police said the men backed the truck into the building, which broke through the wall to gain access to the items. 

It is unknown at this point if the truck was stolen or how much the men got away with.