Friday, July 30, 2010

local news; Car Break-Ins Increase in Champaign

From WCIA 3 CBS,

Car Break-Ins Increase in Champaign

Champaign Police want you to be on the look out for someone who's been breaking into cars.

In the last few weeks it's happened several times, most in broad daylight.

The majority of these break-ins are in public parking lots and the culprit is using bricks to break a window out.

It’s happened at several businesses in town since July 10-th.

Valuables were stolen out of the car and in some cases the thief went through the glove box.

Cash, credit cards, I-pods, wallets, even a phone charger was stolen.

So far no one has been arrested for these break-ins.

Champaign police are still investigating.

Locally the problem seems to be centered on Champaign.

We called Urbana police department.

Officers tell me they are not seeing the same problem there.
Andy's car was broken into. So if you know who did this, turn them in. If you did this...

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