Smash and grab robbers hit pawn shop in SE Houston

Police say crooks crashed a truck into the side of a southeast Houston shop.

July 26, 2012 6:28:42 AM PDT
Crooks used a pickup to smash their way into a pawn shop in southeast Houston this morning.

The smash and grab thieves crashed into the Cash America store on Almeda near Rosewood around 3am. They used a Dodge pickup to knock out a hole in the side of the shop.

They loaded up with lawnmowers, bicycles and other items and then took off. They abandoned the truck a block away.

It's believed that vehicle may have been stolen in Liberty County.