SAN ANTONIO — A group of determined burglars cut a hole in the roof of a San Antonio cellphone store and stole about $50,000 worth of merchandise.

The San Antonio Express-News reports that the burglars made off with phones, tablets and other items early Friday morning.

Police say after cutting a hole in the roof, the burglars used ropes to rappel into the business.

Zul Sunesra, the store’s owner, says the burglars were even able to cut a hole in the store safe and steal from that.

Sunesra says he believes the burglars were looking for new iPhones that went on sale Friday.

Information from: San Antonio Express-News,

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