UPDATE October 25, 2012 (KCEN) -- Lorena police have released surveillance pictures of the suspects who broke in to the Brookshire Brothers grocery store at 406 North Frontage Road on October 23.
The suspects appear to be a black male wearing what appear to be distinctive shoes and a white male wearing plaid pajama pants. Both suspects were wearing tight gloves that were almost like receiver gloves.
The crowbar one suspect had was still in the plastic wrapping and was a Stanley Bostitch model.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Lorena Police Department at 254-857-9614. Or you can always call Waco Crime Stoppers at 254-753-HELP or go to http://www.wacocrimestoppers.org/.
October 23, 2012 (KCEN) -- Officers in Lorena are investigating a break in at the Brookshire Brothers grocery store at 406 North Frontage Road that led to one officer to fire his weapon at a suspect.
Around 12:48 this morning the Lorena Police Department received a call of a burglar alarm going off at the store.
When an officer arrived, he noticed the front door of Brookshire Brothers was open. He entered the store and two people, who were both wearing black, went to exit the store.
The officer told the suspects to stop but they didn't and one suspect came toward the officer with a crowbar. The officer fired his weapon once at the suspect. He dropped the crowbar and ran east around the store. The other suspect ran west in the parking lot.
Police do not believe anyone was injured.
Woodway, Hewitt and Waco police responded as well as the McLennan County Sheriff's Office. Tracking dogs were brought in and they were able to find a scent. Investigators are following up on leads now.
The suspects were wearing black hoods and white or gray colored gloves. One suspect may have been wearing maroon and black pants. Both suspects were also wearing black and white tennis shoes.