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Atlanta Police Searching For Hair Weave Bandits

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Photo by Jean Ross CBS Radio

Photo by Jean Ross CBS Radio

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta Police are investigating a smash-and-grab robbery that happened early Tuesday at a beauty supply store in east Atlanta. Police say they responded to a call at the Virgin & Remy Hair Extension store at 572 Edgewood Ave  shortly after 3:30 a.m.

Officers, found the glass doors, windows  and a metal gate smashed.

Atlanta Police Capt. Tim Peek said the hair weave bandits backed a pick-up truck through the front window of the hair store.

Store owner Denis McKinley said although the bandits didn’t take much other than hair, the store will be closed for a while to repair the damages.

Investigators will review surveillance video from the store and nearby businesses to help find the thieves.

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