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Thieves target car dealership in southwest Atlanta

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Several cars were stolen from a car dealership in southwest Atlanta and part of the crime was caught on surveillance video.

The owner of Team Auto Sales said the thieves made off with the cars in a matter of minutes. The business is located at the corner of Greenbriar Parkway and Campbellton Road.

Two armed people broke into the business early Monday morning and can be seen on video looking for the keys to the pre-owned cars in the lot. Owner Eric Mills believes there were as many as eight other people outside waiting to get into the cars.

At least seven cars were stolen. As of Monday evening they were looking still looking for four.

"We haven't found any vehicle that has not been wrecked.,"' said Mills.

Mills has a tracker in one car, and he found it at a townhouse complex in Union City. He came across a second car still running, but abandoned on I-285. One car caused an accident near the dealership when it hit another car, which then hit a utility pole. A fourth car was left abandoned on the dealership's lot.

"More than likely it was younger individuals who didn't have driving skills," said Mills.

Mills said he's looking at as much as $75,000 in lost inventory.

If you have any information, contact Atlanta Police.

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