Authorities are investigating a Tuesday morning burglary and arson at a convenience store near the Alabama/Georgia line.
According to Floyd County Police, the motion detector at Rozy’s Food Mart on the Gadsden Highway went off at around 3:30am, and the store owner dialed 9-1-1.
The suspects were seen on video surveillance taking items then starting several fires inside the building. The store, as a result sustained heavy smoke damage.
Officers said less than $300 in merchandise was actually stolen.
WEIS Radio News spoke with the Atlanta Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms just prior to 12:00 noon, and a representative confirmed that agents with the ATF were on the scene that morning, assisting local authorities.
Anyone with information on that incident, is encouraged to contact the Floyd County Police Department at (706) 235-7766.
(Information provided in part by WRGA/www.wrgarome.com)