EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSCharleston Police Investigating Vehicle Break-Ins In Edgewood/Summit Drive
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Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Sep. 20, 2013 8:49 AM EDT
Updated: Sep. 20, 2013 10:29 PM EDT
Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia
The Charleston Police Department is investigating multiple vehicle break-ins in the Edgewood/Summit Drive area.
The break-ins occurred during the late night and early morning hours of Sept. 14 and Sept. 15, according to a news release from the police department.
The suspect was targeting unlocked vehicles and those that had valuables in plain view, police said. Based on the investigation, a suspect has been identified and charges will be filed soon.
Police believes additional vehicle break-ins occurred during this time, but were not reported.
Victims are encouraged to contact the police department at 304-348-6400 or 304-348-6480 to file a report regardless of the value of the property stolen or one's ability to provide information regarding suspicious activity.
Police are strongly encouraging everyone to lock their vehicles while they are not occupied. In addition, do not leave valuables, money, or wallets in plain view where they could be seen from outside the vehicle.
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