HOUSTON – Burglars failed in an attempt smash and break into a cell phone store along the Eastex Freeway overnight.

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, it happened just overnight early Thursday at the T-Mobile store located off the Eastex Freeway near Lauder.

The suspects attempted to smash a white van into the front of the store, but struck a steel I-beam that supports the main structure, which does not move.

The suspects did not make it into the store and fled the scene on foot, leaving the van there.