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East County Friday, Sep. 4, 2009 8 years ago

Car burglars hit University Park, University Place


Manatee County Sheriff's Office deputies are searching for clues in the East County latest rash of car burglaries.

According to sheriff's office reports, between 9 p.m., Sept. 2, and 6:45 a.m., Sept. 4, unknown person(s) burglarized no less than five vehicles in University Park and University Place. Four vehicles were cars. Three of the four each had forced entry by breaking a window. The fourth car was left unlocked. The fifth vehicle was a pickup truck. Entry was forced to the truck by breaking the rear window.

All five vehicles had a GPS unit stolen. Other items stolen include a laptop, camera and a purse. All vehicles were processed.

Anyone with information about a crime should call the sheriff's office at 747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-TIPS (8477).

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