Burglars break into 26 vehicles in Martin Co.

Burglars break into 26 vehicles in Martin Co.

Burglars were busy breaking into vehicles in Martin County overnight.

They struck 26 vehicles, according to the sheriff's office.

The break-ins happened in Savannah Estates, Palm Point, Palm Isle and The Villas.

According to the sheriff's office, twenty-five of the vehicles were left unlocked.

In addition to the break-ins, one vehicle was reported stolen.

Anyone with information or video from a security camera is asked to call 220-7170.

CRIME ALERT - THIEVES TARGET UNLOCKED VEHICLES The Martin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a rash of auto burglaries that occurred overnight. We have 26-reported auto burglaries that happened in Savannah Estates, Palm Point, Palm Isle and The Villas. Twenty-five of the vehicles burglarized were left unlocked. Some of the burglaries were captured on home security footage. In addition, one vehicle was reported stolen. Detectives are looking through home security footage at this time. If you live in one of the communities where the crimes occurred and have additional footage from your security cameras, please call 220-7170. We are urging all residents to keep their car doors locked. If you determine that you are a victim of an auto burglary and just discovered it, please file a report. A code red phone call has been sent out to residents in

Posted by Martin County Sheriff's Office on Monday, January 9, 2017

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