A pair of would-be burglars obtained away emptyhanded after breaking into the Houston Museum of Pure Science early Wednesday morning.
The 2 broke an outer window close to the museum’s Cockrell Butterfly Heart and wrapped a sequence round an ATM contained in the constructing, police mentioned. They backed a white van on the sidewalk to drag the ATM out of the constructing, however a Houston police officer employed to guard the museum intervened earlier than they may steal something.
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The officer radioed for backup as the boys fled on foot, forsaking the van, chain and damaged glass. Officers surrounded the world and a police K9 tried sniffing them out, however they have been nowhere to be discovered.
Not one of the museums artifacts and numerous gadgets have been affected, based on an announcement from the museum.
Anybody with info is urged to name Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).
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