GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Police are searching for the men who broke into eight separate Gwinnett County businesses in one morning and believe a reward will help lead to arrests.
Investigators said the two men hit businesses along Highway 78 on June 15.
"Shocking to know this was going on in one night," said Rose Vassall, part owner of Snellville Caribbean Market, one of the businesses hit.
Vassall said the glass on her front door was smashed in and her register was in pieces.
The other place's hit by the thieves includes John Boy’s Home Cooking on West Main Street, PetSmart on Paxton Lane, MetroPCS store on Stone Mountain Highway, Audio Unlimited and Subway on East Main Street and Beren's Frozen Custard and Ionie's Caribbean Kitchen on Athens Highway.
"They were looking for cash," said Lincoln Kokaram, whose wife owns Ionie's Caribbean Kitchen. "The cash draw was locked so they took the whole POS system and smashed it on the floor."
Gwinnett County Police shared surveillance video from one the businesses where officers said you can see the crooks break in. One of the guys runs to the register while the other goes into an office, than the two take off.
Another video from Snellville Police shows one of the crooks breaking in and smashing the register on the floor.
These small business owners are frustrated by the damage the burglars cost, but are grateful no one was hurt.
"We give God thanks," said Vassall. "It could be worse, our life is more important."
Police are hoping a $2,000 reward will give them a break in the cases. Anyone with information can call Atlanta Crime Stoppers at 404 577-TIPS.