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Georgia robbers swipe $100,000 in goods from 15 stores, police say

The police are working to identify the thieves responsible for 15 break-ins in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

(Fox 5 Atlanta)

A group of burglars are still on after stealing mobile phones, computers and money from 15 stores since the end of May, according to Georgia police.

Researchers in Gwinnett County say the suspects-who apparently like to wear sagging pants — have stolen about $100,000 in products from Cricket Wireless stores, hair salons and gas stations, among other Atlanta-area businesses.

“They don’t run around frantic, but seem to have a plan,” Gwinnett Police Corp. William Rundles told FOX5 Atlanta. “We want them caught.”

He added: “They use a crowbar and break in.”

Images of the Georgia burglars fleeing the scene in a getaway vehicle after robbing a store.

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In a break-in at the end of June, the guilty with $4,600 in mobile phones and $3,800 in cash, police said in a press release.

During the crime spree, which allegedly have been since the late Spring, every robbery is involved in a series of three to five thieves. The police believe that the burglars were able to be in their late teens or twenties.

Burglary crew continues to press multiple jurisdictions. Do you have any information?? ?@StopCrimeATL 404-577-8477. Anonymous tipsters still #cashreward ?? pic.twitter.com/EF57uLPjGN

— Gwinnett Police Dept (@GwinnettPd) July 10, 2018

Although they began by robbing shops in Gwinnett County, the burglars have since expanded to the nearby towns of Brookhaven and Marietta.

The Gwinnett County Police Department is asking the community to help in finding the burglars. Authorities say the thieves also wearing gloves and driving a BMW.

Joel Langstein is a Fox News College Associate. Follow him on Twitter via @joellangstein

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