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Roanoke police investigating trio of Saturday night robberies

Police say the three could be related

LEFT TO RIGHT: Still from surveillance footage at Quick Mart and a still from surveillance footage at Best Auto Sales.
LEFT TO RIGHT: Still from surveillance footage at Quick Mart and a still from surveillance footage at Best Auto Sales.

ROANOKE, Va. – Roanoke police are investigating multiple Saturday night burglaries that may be related.

At 9:04 a.m. Sunday, police responded to the Quick Way Foot Mart on Melrose Avenue Northwest to investigate a burglary. Police believe someone threw a rock through the front glass door, entered the store, took cash from the register and left.

At 11:53 a.m., officers responded to Star Auto Sales, on Peters Creek Road Northwest to investigate a burglary there. Police say someone kicked in a door and stole money and other items.

At 12:26 p.m., police responded to Best Auto Sales on Salem Turnpike Northwest to investigate a burglary. Police say multiple people entered the business and took money.

No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the crimes can call the RPD tip line at 540-344-8500. Callers can choose to remain anonymous.
 


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