Thief swipes $1,000 worth of inventory from Lincoln vape shop

Grateful Green was broken into early Wednesday morning
Published: Nov. 30, 2022 at 4:47 PM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Police are investigating another vape shop burglary.

At 4:27 a.m. Wednesday morning, Lincoln Police responded to a security alarm at Generation V at 1501 N. Cotner Boulevard.

It appears the thief gained access to Grateful Green Hemp & THC Dispensary, which is connected to Generation V, by shattering the front glass door. Later in the day, employees were seen sweeping up broken glass and repairing the door.

Inside, LPD says officers found a large glass case that had been shattered and the inventory inside the case missing.

According to security video, the suspect was wearing dark clothing, a mask, gloves, and used a rock to smash the door and gain entry.

Authorities estimate the damage to be around $2,000 and lost inventory at $1,000.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Lincoln Police Department at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.