Vehicle stolen off dealership’s showroom floor

Published 5:22 pm Monday, October 12, 2020

A 2020 Dodge Challenger R/T, 2020 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup and a gray 2011 Dodge Charger were reportedly stolen from Blackburn Motors, 1890 North Frontage Road, early Monday.

According to the Vicksburg Police Department, the burglary took place around 7 a.m., when the black Challenger was driven off the dealership’s showroom floor through a closed door.

The two other vehicles — the Charger and Ram — were outside in the parking lot.

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Police officials said a window in the back of the building was broken and those who stole the vehicles accessed the area where the vehicle keys were located.

Also, the showroom doors were shattered as the suspects made away with the Challenger.

Officials have asked that anyone with information on the burglary is asked to contact the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511 or 601-355-8477 (TIPS).

About John Surratt

John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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