Van used in smash & grab believed to be stolen church van - CBS46 News

Van used in smash & grab believed to be stolen church van

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

Atlanta police are investigating a smash and grab robbery in Southwest Atlanta. Thieves rammed the van they were driving into the front of City Gear sporting goods store around 3:30 a.m. on Friday.

Just seconds after the van crashed through the glass front, two men went to work stealing as much merchandise as they could grab.

A security camera captured the entire theft. Police suspect the white van used was stolen from a church.

Investigators are also checking on the possibility that the same van was used in a separate smash and grab in Habersham County. In that robbery, crooks are suspected of stealing a number of guns from a local pawn shop.

CBS46 News and CBS46.com will have more information on this developing story as information is released.

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