KYLE, Texas - The Hays County Sheriff's Office is searching for a burglary suspect in Kyle.
The sheriff's office said on Friday, Nov. 10, around 6:30 p.m., a man was seen on camera burglarizing a business in Kyle at 721 Rohde Road.
The man pried the door open and took documents, then was seen walking to a white Honda Civic where he was picked up.
(Hays County Sheriff's Office)
"It’s probably the same people because they have to know how to get in and to know where everything is," says a neighboring business owner, who did not want to be named.
Video evidence from February showed a thief breaking into a warehouse on Rhode Road in Kyle, taking machinery and tools.
"The guy stole a welding machine, and all those tools are not for one person to pick it up and load it. So, he must take the stuff out to some place and hide it, and get with other groups to take more stuff to load it and leave," he said.
The business owner says he was in disbelief to find more than $10,000 worth of items stolen.
"I cried all day," he said.
He says he is not alone. Multiple businesses in the same strip have been burglarized this year.
"Basically everybody here had their stuff stolen," he said.
The business owner says security gates with an entry code were added after the first burglary as a safety measure, which leads him to believe the most recent burglary was not random.
"There is probably somebody watching us or somebody working here," he said.
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If anyone has information regarding this incident, contact Detective Richard Lozano at 512-393-7896 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.