6 suspects steal $40,000 worth of Nike products from City Gear


MEMPHIS, Tenn. – MPD needs your help in identifying six suspects they believe robbed and robbed a local City Gear on Monday morning.

According to Memphis police, the burglary happened around 7 a.m. in the 2900 block of Lamar Avenue in Cherokee. The suspects went to the business and smashed the front window.

Video showed the suspects stealing from the store, which police say totaled $40,000 worth of Nike shoes and apparel.

Police say the suspects fled the scene in a black Chevrolet Malibu and a dark SUV. No arrests were made.

Getaway car used in burglary

Over the past month, police have responded to a number of similar cases.

In early December, a City Gear on Frayser Boulevard was hit twice by thieves within days of each other.

The same week, a similar burglary at Bad Timing streetwear in the University of Memphis neighborhood was also caught on video.

A few days before Christmas, MPD released a video of an SUV crashing through the entrance gates of Hibbets Sports on Shelby Drive.

Police say four men in a black Infinity got away with about $12,000 worth of clothing. Menton says he has a good idea of ​​what the crooks do with their stolen loot.

“Selling it on the internet or selling it on the street, but they’re definitely selling it,” Moten said.

Police have charged twin brothers Darnell and Daniel Grayer in the burglary at City Gear in Frayser.

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If you have any information about this incident, please call Crime Stoppers at (901)-528-CASH. If an arrest is made, you may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

All calls are confidential.


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