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Ninety-year-old Calallen business man burglarized

Posted at 5:29 PM, Aug 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-09 19:18:04-04

CALALLEN – David Hanscheck’s elderly father has owned Garden Equipment Sales, Inc. for 49 years, and is now facing hard times.

“He don’t have no money or nothing. He’s just been living off this business for fifty years. All his money is in that business,” Hanscheck said.

Early Thursday morning, Hanscheck’s sister came in to open the family business near Calallen when she heard she alarm going off.

“It’s just senseless, you know. The lack of respect people have these days. It’s just unbelievable,” Hanscheck said.

​Hanscheck said a stolen truck was used to smash into his father’s store. The damages are estimated at about $30,000. The thieves also took some costly hardware.

Hanscheck told KRIS 6 News his father didn’t have insurance for his business.

Corpus Christi Police are trying to track down surveillance video in the area for additional leads.

If you have any information on this crime, you’re asked to call Crime Stoppers at (361) 888-TIPS.