Facebook

Twitter

Tumblr

iTunes

RSS

HEAR THIS HOUR'S UPDATE
News Pages
« Hurricane Irene Destroys Historic North Carolina Home | Main | Airport Animal Smugglers Busted in L.A. and Miami »
Tuesday
Aug302011

Thieves Crash into Georgia Store, Make Off with Hair Extensions

Stephen Mallon/Getty Images(ATLANTA) -- Forget robbing the bank. These days, the big money is in beauty salons and their stash of human hair extensions.

The most recent heist occurred Tuesday when thieves crashed a Jeep into Angie's Beauty Supplies in Atlanta. Video showed the culprits head straight for the shop’s most expensive fake tresses.

“The suspects took an undetermined amount of hair extensions and other items prior to leaving the store,” said Atlanta Police Officer Kim Jones. The thieves left the Jeep in the store.

“The suspects left the scene in a dark colored minivan,” Jones said.

This is the second time in four months that Angie's has been the victim of a smash and grab for hair extensions.

Atlanta police say they’ve seen a rise in robberies at hair salons and beauty supply shops. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that last week that thieves stole $50,000 in hair extensions from another beauty supply store.

Copyright 2011 ABC News Radio

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>