Businesses Report String Of Thefts In East Nashville

Posted at 10:31 PM, Nov 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-30 23:32:11-05

A string of thefts in East Nashville have hit small businesses hard -- particularly popular bars and restaurants.

The question is: Are they related?

In at least one case, a security camera caught the criminal in action.

On Monday at Dino's restaurant, surveillance cameras captured someone walking off with two portable heaters.

Also in the last few days, a smoker was stolen from near Porter Road Butcher, and two more portable heaters were stolen from Holland House.

“Being in a community like this, you can lose sight of what can happen, you feel like it’s safer than it is at times,” said Matt Russo.

Managers at Holland House say they haven't had a chance to