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Suspects smash into Houston Galleria Chanel store, steal purses
HOUSTON - by KHOU 11 News and www.khou.com
A group of suspects broke into the high-end retailer Chanel in the Galleria early Wednesday morning and stole around 30 purses, police said.
The crime was reported near Westheimer Road and Post Oak Boulevard around 4 a.m.
Three of the suspects managed to get away while two others were caught at the scene, Houston police said. A sixth suspect who was in the getaway vehicle, a pickup truck, fled and left his accomplices.
One of the suspects reportedly got into a fist fight with a security guard and ended up being shot with a stun gun.
Some of the stolen purses were recovered at the scene.
Police said it appears the suspects gained access to the mall through an unlocked front door.