PLANO — Plano police are investigating a burglary at a local business involving five gaming machines broken into, along with security footage stolen.
A news release issued by the Plano Police Department confirmed officers responded to a reported burglary at 10:04 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Shorties Gaming in the 3900 block of Turner Avenue.
Upon arrival, officers were informed by owners that, upon arrival that morning, discovered the store had been burglarized, the release said.
After an investigation, the release said, officers determined an unknown suspect or suspects forced entry into the store through a rear door. While inside, five individual gaming machines were broken into and all of the money inside each machine was stolen.
The amount of money stolen has not yet been determined, but the gaming company that owns the machines is working to determine that information, the release said.
The release also confirmed the unknown suspect or suspects then entered a rear office of the business and stole the DVR that included all surveillance footage. Following a conversation with the security company, officers learned that the video data was only stored within the DVR, the release said.
During the course of the investigation, officers also determined both the phone lines and internet lines were cut during the robbery, the release said.
The Plano Police Department said in the release officials are working with nearby businesses to obtain any surveillance footage of any possible suspects or suspect vehicles.
• This story will be updated with more information when it becomes available.