Gastonia Steak 'n Shake burglarized, vandalized (TEST Datasphere Feed Only)

GASTONIA, NC (WBTV) - Burglars broke into a Steak 'n Shake restaurant in Gastonia on Monday morning.

Gastonia Police Department reports that the incident took place around 1 am at E. Franklin Boulevard.

According to police, vandals removed stripping on the drive-thru window to gain entry to the building.

Once inside, they broke into the office through a window, destroyed surveillance cameras, and were able to damage the safe and secure $2000 dollars in cash.

An alarm and the back door lock were also broken as the thieves exited the building.

An investigation is ongoing.

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