The Corner Market and Prestige Jewelry and Loan were burglarized early Tuesday morning around 1:45 a.m. by three men.
Surveillance footage a large box style Penske moving truck backing up to the front door of the business. The group first stole the truck in Nashville, and they drove it to Mt. Juliet to haul away the stolen goods. They stole a large amount of cigarettes and some beer from the market. One of the burglars entered the pawn shop and targeted jewelry in excess of over $30,000. One of the suspects used a sledgehammer to smash the front door. A blood trail was left through the market, as one of the suspects must have been injured on the glass door. The stolen truck was later located in Wilson County.
The police arrived on the scene after the burglary alarmed went off at 1:45 a.m.
Mt. Juliet Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying the thieves.
Anyone with any information on this crime is encouraged to call the Mt. Juliet Police Department at (615)754-2550. Information can also be given anonymously by calling (615)754-TIPS (8477) or via the Mt. Juliet Police Department website at http://www.mjpd.org.