Sledgehammer wielding thieves hitting Detroit stores caught in the act

Posted at 4:26 PM, Jul 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-24 18:16:21-04

Police in Detroit suspect two men have been behind a rash of attempted robberies throughout the city, involving the use of a sledgehammer to gain entry to businesses.

Early this morning they were caught in the act.

One man was apprehended, the other got away.

Police say they were trying to break their way in to a cell phone store on the west side.

If you have any information about this case, you're asked to call Detroit police.