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Spike in car burglaries in West Palm Beach

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According to West Palm Beach Police records reported car burglaries are up from last year.  From January 1 to May 18 last year there were 668 reported car burglaries in the city in 2017. So far,  there are 763 car burglaries. That’s a 14% increase.

Police say several of those burglaries happened Wednesday night at the Portofino South Condominiums on Washington Road, where seven or eight cars were broken into. 

Below is a map that shows where the cars were burglarized and when you click on the markers you can see when they happened:

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