UPDATE: Bessie Smith Strut money stolen
The safe contained all of the money collected during the Strut along MLK Boulevard.
Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 3:51 pm EDT
Money collected at Monday’s nights Bessie Smith Strut has been stolen.
Chattanooga police responded to the Bessie Smith Hall for a burglary Tuesday, and discovered that between 12:00am and 10:00am a forced entry was made into the building.
Once inside, the suspect broke into one of the rooms and took a large amount of cash.
Sources tell Channel 3 that the safe at the Bessie Smith Cultural center was stolen. It contained all of the money collected during the Strut along MLK Boulevard.
Channel 3 has a crew out on this story and will be updating this story throughout the evening.