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Apex police investigating 90 vehicle break-ins

Posted June 24, 2010 10:09 a.m. EDT
Updated June 24, 2010 10:18 a.m. EDT

— Apex police said Wednesday that they are investigating more than 90 cases of vehicle break-ins over the past six months.

Police described the break-ins as "crimes of opportunity" in which the vehicles were unlocked and valuables left in plain sight. Stolen items include purses, wallets, laptops, iPods and cash.

Anyone with information on the break-ins or who sees anything suspicious should call the Apex Police Department at 919-362-8661.

Police offered tips to deter vehicle break-ins:

  • Lock your car.
  • Lock your garage.
  • Secure valuables in your home whenever possible.
  • Lock small items such as iPods in a locked glove box.
  • Secure items of value in your trunk.
  • Keep valuables out of plain sight.