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Reading Police Investigate String of Car Break-ins

At least 15 vehicles were broken into overnight in Reading, Massachusetts, police said Wednesday

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Police in Reading, Massachusetts, said Wednesday that at least 15 vehicles were broken into since the previous evening.

The incident happened overnight Tuesday into Wednesday on Center Avenue, Crosby Road, Green Street, Main Street, Park Avenue, Sweetser Avenue and Washington Street, police said. All of the vehicles were unlocked.

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Investigators are still not sure if it's the same suspect, or a few different people who are involved in the crime spree, but they are looking for a man who was seen in surveillance footage from a Ring doorbell.

One person living in the area said he had about $5,000 worth of unauthorized charges on his credit card after it was stolen from one of his vehicles.

Another woman told NBC10 Boston that several vehicles belonging to members of her family were ransacked.

Police are reminding people to lock their vehicles, and ask anyone with information to call 781-942-6755.

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