OPPD: Men sought in theft from Overland Park Best Buy, security officer assault

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Police are looking for the two men who allegedly stole electronics from Best Buy and assaulted a security guard on their way out.

Overland Park police said the two men entered the location at 11525 Metcalf around 5:40 p.m. on May 24 and grabbed three X-Box systems. They quickly went to the door and shoved the security officer on the ground when he tried to stop them.

One of the alleged thieves tried to punch the officer when he got up, according to a news release. He had minor injuries.

The men were seen leaving the parking lot in a dark-colored SUV with Missouri license plates. Witnesses said the vehicle had heavy damage to the front.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline, 816-474-TIPS.

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