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Men Steal $3,550 In Gas After Disabling Pump's Shut Off Switch

DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - Police in Dallas are searching for two men who stole $3,550 worth of gas from the Shell Gas Station on Stemmons Freeway.

The felony gas theft happened on September 29, 2019.

If you recognize these men, contact Detective K.D. Janse #6679 at (214)671-8066. (credit: Dallas Police Dept.)

The men walked into the station and asked for $5 in gas, but when they went to the pump, they pried open the front panel and disabled the manual shut off switch. A line of cars continued filling up until the clerk realized what was going on.

The suspects were in a white Chrysler 300 and a blue Chevrolet Camaro with two white stripes on the trunk.

Anyone with information on this case, or these suspects, please contact Detective K.D. Janse #6679 at (214) 671-8066.

*Note: This story originally quoted an early police statement that described one of the suspect vehicles as a blue Ford Mustang. Later, police revised their release and described that vehicle as a blue Chevrolet Camaro. The story was updated.


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