Steamboat Springs The Steamboat Springs Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred sometime Thursday night at Pine Grove Dental Arts, 1475 Pine Grove Road.
Sgt. Scott Middleton said a crowbar was used to gain access to the building through the back door. A large tank of nitrous oxide was stolen.
Employees discovered the burglary when they arrived to work at about 7 a.m. Friday. Middleton said detectives spent the entire morning at the business investigating the burglary, but no suspects had been identified.
Nitrous oxide is a gas that is used to sedate patients but also may be abused recreationally.
Anyone with information can call Steamboat police at 970-879-4344. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Routt County Crime Stoppers at 970-870-6226.
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