Local video stores in Memphis targeted for a series of thefts

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – Three local GameStop stores in Memphis have been targeted in a series of burglaries.

The first theft occurred on February 1 at the GameStop located at 7539 Winchester Road. Video surveillance shows the sedan backing up through the front door of the business. Five suspects entered the business wearing hooded sweatshirts and stole seven PS5 game consoles. No further information available.

Similarly, on February 4, the GameStop store at 465 North Germantown Parkway was robbed. The officers were informed that the suspects came with five cars and broke the entrance door with a hammer. These seven people entered the store and stole several thousand dollars worth of goods. Other suspects were being sought. After the robbery, they fled southbound on Germantown Parkway.

The GameStop at 1680 Union Ave. was robbed by five suspects on February 5th. This incident happened at 1680 Union Ave. The suspects drove a vehicle, possibly an SUV, through the front door of the business, knocking both doors off the hinges. Once the suspects were inside, they took several video games and controllers.

All three theft incidents were recorded on surveillance cameras.

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

Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH. You will be assigned a unique identification number and your identity will remain completely anonymous.

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