Toddler breaks into Texas store to play with toys in wee morning hours

December 15, 2008, Dallas, TX (–Breaking news: A Family Dollar store silent alarm alerted authorities in Beaumont at approximately 3 a.m. this morning. Local authorities responded to a possible breaking and entering to find a 4 year-old boy, in the store playing with toys. According to local officials, the boy walked out of his home in the middle of the night, crossing a busy multilane street to break into the store to have his way with the toys.

Dollar Store surveillance video showed the toddler attempting to enter through a locked door with no success. Before the young toy playing bandit abandoned his breaking and entering attempts, he tried another door. The tenacious toy playing criminal found the door unlocked and entered the premises triggering the silent alarm. The boy was found delightfully playing amongst the store’s toys. The toy raider surrendered to authorities without resistance, and no injuries have been reported.

Apparently the police found a family member searching the neighborhood for the missing toy playing assailant. Child Protective Services are investigating the home situation and the boy has been placed with other relatives pending review. No toys or any other merchandise from the store have been reported missing. correspondent, Heather L. Ryan, reporting on holiday toy playing crimes.

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Heather L. Ryan, R.N., C.L.N.C- Heather Ryan is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant with 15 years of experience in the health care industry. Her expertise in reviewing medical records and assisting lawyers with the determination as to whether legal action should be taken provides an invaluable asset to the newsroom. Medical-malpractice, products liability, personal injury and workers’ compensation are some of the recent areas of litigation Ms. Ryan has focused her efforts on. A member of the Florida Justice Association, Heather maintains a long list of certifications and credentials to support her areas of expertise and stays up-to-date with her clinical knowledge working as an emergency room/trauma nurse, at a Level 1, Adult/Pediatric trauma and teaching institution in South Florida.