Tyler police investigating theft of $250K worth of wheels, tires

Tyler police investigating theft of $250K worth of wheels, tires
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TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Tyler police say $250,000 worth of wheels and tires were stolen from a local business.

About 3 p.m. Sunday, officers were called to Peltier Chevrolet to investigate a theft.

Police say surveillance video shows the suspects entered the secured fence area at the rear of the business about 1 a.m. and removed the wheels and tires from 48 vehicles on the property, leaving the vehicles on blocks. The estimated loss of value is more than $250,000.

"The details and evidence of this case indicates a strong possibility of a professional ring of individuals that strike car dealerships all over the state, traveling from city to city," Tyler Police Department said in a statement.

To provide information in the case, contact the department at 903-531-1000 or Crimestoppers at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833).

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