Truck crashes into building in burglary attempt

A white Ford F-250 sits inside a Fastop convenience store on Delmar Drive early Thursday. The vehicle was stolen, a Victoria Police Department spokesman said. The investigation is ongoing.

The Victoria Police Department is seeking information after a vehicle crashed into a convenience store early Thursday in a burglary attempt, according to a news release.

Police responded to the Fastop convenience store at 1801 N. Delmar at 3:22 a.m. Thursday in response to a vehicle that crashed into the building. An unknown driver allegedly steered a white Ford F-250 into the building in an attempt to burglarize it.

The building sustained substantial damage, but nothing was taken from the site, according to the news release. The vehicle’s owner was contacted and told investigators the vehicle had been stolen.

The suspect has not been located.

An employee of the Fastop declined to comment about the incident but said the store remains open for business.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call the Victoria Police Department at 361-485-3700.

Amber Aldaco reports on education for the Victoria Advocate. She may be reached at aaldaco@vicad.com or 361-580-6303.

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Amber Aldaco is the education reporter at the Victoria Advocate. She's covered various events in the Crossroads including a zoo rescue, a biker funeral and a state meeting with the governor. She enjoys singing with her significant other.

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