Police search for suspected burglar in northeast Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - On Saturday, Colorado Springs police officers were searching for a man who allegedly broke into a local tire shop.

It happened just after 3 a.m. at the Les Schwab Tire Center near Barnes Road and Powers Boulevard.

Police said they were notified of the crime after a burglary alarm went off in the store.

When officers arrived at the scene, they said a Silver SUV sped off and nearly hit a police vehicle.

Police investigated the store and said the suspect smashed one of the doors to break into the shop. Several tools were also stolen.

Officers described the suspect as a white man wearing a hooded sweatshirt. The suspect's vehicle was last seen speeding near Barnes Road and Powers Boulevard.

If you have any information about the crime, you are encouraged to contact the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719)-444-7000.