NBPD seeks burglar who stole thousands in Yeti coolers from tackle shop

Man seen leaving in white pickup truck


NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – New Braunfels police are searching for a burglar who broke into a clothing and tackle shop and stole thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise.

The burglary happened May 30 around 4:30 a.m. at Gruene Outfitters, in the 1600 block of Hunter Road.

The burglar can be seen on surveillance video smashing open a window of the store. Once he got inside, he took several Yeti coolers worth more than $2,500, police said.

The man took off in a white pickup truck shortly after.

Authorities describe the man as being 5 feet 5 inches tall and heavyset. He was wearing a blue polo shirt, blue jeans, red running shoes and black gloves and his face was covered by a mask.

Anyone with information is asked to call Comal County Crime Stoppers at 830-620-8477 or to submit a tip online, click here.

Tipsters with information that leads to an arrest could be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.

Gruene Outfitters Burglary

Do You Know This Suspect? The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips from the public about the identity of this burglar. On May 30th, 2018, at approximately 4:30am, the suspect seen in this video smashed open a window at Gruene Outfitters, located in the 1600 block of Hunter Road. Once inside, the suspect then removed several Yeti-brand coolers worth more than $2,500 before fleeing the scene in a white pickup truck. The suspect is described as a heavyset male, approximately 5-feet to 5-feet 5-inches tall. At the time of the theft he was wearing a blue polo shirt, blue jeans and red running shoes (possibly Nike brand). He was also wearing black gloves and a mask covering his face. Anyone with information about the identity of this suspect could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000. To submit a tip confidentially and anonymously, contact Comal County Crime Stoppers: Submit a Tip Online: Log on to the Comal County Crime Stoppers Website: http://www.comalcrimestoppers.org Use the Mobile App: Download the “P3 Tips” app for iOS or Android mobile devices and submit a tip through the app Call in a Tip via Telephone (24 Hours a Day/7 Days a Week): Call 830-620-TIPS (8477) or Call 1-800-640-8422

Posted by New Braunfels Police Department on Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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