Burglars smash through walls


RANDOM ATTACK BUT THEY’RE NOT SURE AFTER MOTIVE.>>>BRAZEN BURGLARIES TARGET SEVERAL BUSINESSES INSIDE A NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY OFFICE COMPLEX. THEIR CRIME, RELATIVELY COMMON. BUT THEIR METHOD, A BIT MORE UNIQUE. THEY PUNCHED HOLES IN THE WALLS AND THEN MOVED FROM BUSINESS TO BUSINESS. IS CHANNEL 2’S JENNIFER BAUER JOINING US NOW WITH A BIG MESS THEY LEFT BEHIND. JEN?>>Reporter: YEAH, AND THIS BUSINESS COMPLEX IS KIND OF TUCKED AWAY, SO NO ONE SAW THESE MEN BREAK IN. THIS BURGLAR ATTEMPTS TO MOVE THE SURVEILLANCE CAMERA BUT YOU CAN STILL GET A GOOD LOOK AT HIS EYES. HE AND ANOTHER MAN BROKE INTO THIS BUSINESS COMPLEX ON FM 1960 WEST. THEY KICKED THROUGH A GLASS DOOR TO GET IN AND STAYED FOR ALMOST THREE HOURS. TUNNELING FROM OFFICE TO OFFICE, BREAKING THROUGH SHEETROCK, LOOKING FOR CASH AND ANYTHING ELSE TO STEAL.>>MAN, THEY BROKE INTO EVERY SINGLE OFFICE IN THE BUILDING.>>Reporter: JOHN OWNS EMPIRE SERVICES SURVEILLANCE COMPANY. THE BURGLARS RIFLED THROUGH HIS DESK, STEALING CHECKS AND OTHER PAPERWORK. THEY LEFT, BUT QUICKLY CAME BACK TO TAKE THESE KEYS TO THE COMPANY TRUCK, WHICH THEY ALSO STOLE. THE BURGLARS BROKE INTO CORY WEAR’S BUSINESS, TOO.>>ALL THE SHEETROCK WAS OUTSIDE OF THE WALLS. I LOOKED DOWN THE HALLWAY AND I WAS SURPRISED THAT, OKAY, I LOOKED AT THE SHEETROCK HOLE AND THERE AND I LOOKED DOWN THE WAY AND I DIDN’T KNOW IF A TORNADO HAD COME THROUGH OR SOMEBODY KICKED IN EVERYBODY’S DOORS.>>Reporter: BUSINESS OWNERS ESTIMATE THEY’RE OUT THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS. THEY HOPE SOMEONE WILL RECOGNIZES THESE GUYS AND TURN THEM IN. AND BUSINESS OWNERS ARE ALSO HOPING THAT ADDED SECURITY WILL KEEP THESE GUYS FROM COMING BACK. WE’RE LIVE IN NORTHWEST HARRIS

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