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.