UPDATED: Friday, November 30, 2012 - 11:20am
Killeen, TX — Killeen authorities are searching for two men who stole more than $20,000 in jewelry from a local Walmart Thursday morning.
A store employee called called policed and alerted them to the burglary that happened between 1:45 a.m. and 2:15 a.m. When officers arrived at the store, the associate pulled up a video that showed two men walking into the store. One of the thieves walked to the jewelry department where forced the counter open and took more than $20,000 in goods and left. The second man was seen buying items at a self checkout, then leaving the store.
The first burglar is described as an unshaven heavyset white man, wearing a black t-shirt with gray designs and a long sleeve gray shirt underneath and dark pants. The second criminal is a bald, clean shaven white man with a thin build, and taller than the aforementioned thief. He was seen wearing a tan jacket with a different colored collar and dark pants.
The burglars are possibly traveling with another unknown person in a dark blue Chrysler PT Cruiser.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about the suspects or the theft, to contact Bell County Crime Stoppers at 526-TIPS (8477) or www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com or text KILLEEN along with your tip to 274637. Text STOP to 274637 to stop or text HELP to 274637 for help. Message and data rates may apply. All information is confidential and you can remain anonymous. If your tip results in the arrest of the suspect responsible for this crime, you could be eligible for a reward of up to $1000 in cash.