AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) — Disposable vape pens are believed to have made a smoke store on Colfax a goal for thieves. Now, they’re asking for patrons to assist them to allow them to pay their lease this month.
A mom-and-pop smoke store on Colfax Avenue, known as “The Bong Store,” was damaged into early Monday morning.
The thieves, caught on digital camera, rolled up in a sedan earlier than utilizing a crowbar to interrupt into the shop. The store homeowners stated they went proper to the wall of vape pens, ignoring different gadgets within the store and stole about $3,000 value of property, not together with restore prices for the entrance door.
House owners Sarah Erkes and John Bond believed this store was their huge break.
“Now we have the day without work on Monday, however being small enterprise homeowners, we’re at all times right here. We’re at all times working,” stated Sara Erkes, proprietor.
Nonetheless, someone determined that they had been going to interrupt in and it was all caught on camera.
“That they had hats, gloves, masks, dressed head to toe, fully coated, however they had been fast and nimble,” Erkes stated. “These individuals weren’t the homeless individuals you see down the road. They pulled up in a shiny automobile that had a sunroof and good wheels on.”
The household who was contained in the store on the time of the break-in is understandably shaken up.
“The truth that we had been right here and that my son was simply on the opposite facet of that door, he has autism,” John Bond stated. “Possibly it was higher, we didn’t hear him, possibly they may have weapons I don’t know.”
“I’m pissed proper now. I’m pissed off,” stated John’s son, Pheonix.
The household simply needs the perpetrators to be caught.
After this, the homeowners have thought of not carrying vape merchandise anymore. they had been informed by the locksmith that if criminals need in they’re going to get in however they’ve beefed up safety and strengthened the door.
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