Police investigate cellphone store break-in in Wyoming

Kent County

Authorities investigate a break-in at the Sprint store in Wyoming Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019.

WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are investigating another cellphone store break-in in Kent County Thursday.

Kent County dispatchers confirm around 3:15 a.m. they received a call for a break-in at the Sprint store located on Health Drive SW near Byron Center Avenue SW in Wyoming.

Officers say the front door had been shattered.

The building has been cleared and no suspects were located, according to the Wyoming Department of Public Safety.

Authorities say an undisclosed amount of property was stolen.

Thursday’s incident comes as West Michigan is seeing a spike in cellphone thefts. The Kent County Sheriff’s Department says most of the incidents are connected. Investigators believe multiple groups of teenagers are working together to commit these crimes.

Wyoming authorities will be working with other police agencies that have similar cases to see if there is a connection.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Wyoming Department of Public Safety at 616.530.7300 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

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