What appears to be the same man was twice caught on video breaking into local businesses over the past week.
In between parking shaming and dog gifs, a post was made in the Facebook group “Lakewood, Dallas” with images of a man breaking into Lotus Yoga Dallas in Lakewood and Rainbow Land, a childcare center in Junius Heights.
Abut $500 worth of property was stolen from Lotus, according tower Jennifer Hensley, including a laptop and a small amount of cash, and almost nothing was available to steal from the childcare center. They take the laptop home every night after previous break-ins.
Hensley says that she has heard from the owners of Sunstone yoga studio on Skillman that they have also had a similar break-in recently, and that Lotus has suffered two other break-ins since she has owned the studio, with the thieves taking a box of charity Christmas gifts at one point. She says that every break in has been similar, with the thief jimmying the door with a screw driver. He was in and out in ten minutes, and authorities think they know who the suspect is, but haven’t yet apprehended him, according to Hensley.
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