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Kingsport police seek tips on car lot thefts

Staff report • Aug 8, 2019 at 5:30 PM

KINGSPORT — Two people who were videoed while stealing auto parts at a Kingsport dealership, may be linked to similar crimes across the Tri-Cities.

According to a Thursday press release from Kingsport police, images of the suspects were captured during a July 14 incident at Fairway Ford, 2761 E. Stone Dr. At about 11 p.m. the couple allegedly stole a tailgate and set of tail lights from a costumers' vehicle. Police say they are "believed to be involved in similar crimes at other car dealerships," but no information on those alleged crimes was provided.

Anyone with information on the suspects are asked to contact Kingsport police at (423) 229-9429 or (423) 246-9111.

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