PNPD looking for 2 men who caused thousands in damage
Published 3:21 pm Wednesday, May 20, 2020
PORT NECHES — Police in Port Neches are searching for two men who caused thousands of dollars in damage trying to burglarize a coin-operated machine.
Officers responded to Slick’s Car Wash, 1007 Magnolia Ave. in reference to an alarm at 1:20 a.m. May 9. Security camera footage showed two individuals attempting to burglarize the machine using some type of pry tool and a grinder. They were not successful, however they caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to the machine, according to information from the Port Neches Police Department.
Suspect 1 can be seen wearing a hat, dark clothes and covered his face with a medical mask and what appears to be medical gloves.
Suspect 2 can be seen wearing a black hoody with some type of design and teal-colored pants with black writing on both legs near the knees. This subject was carrying a maroon Nike backpack that contained the tools used to attempt entry into the machine.
If you have any information about this offense, contact Det. Scott Thompson at 409-719-4239, send a message, or contact Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS.