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Cumberland County warns of vehicle break-ins

Posted February 8, 2010 10:25 a.m. EST

— The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office alerted residents after nine vehicles were broken into in the Parkton and Muscat roads area of Hope Mills over the weekend.

Investigators said that vandals are shattering car windows and taking small valuables from inside. The missing items include coins, iPods and backpacks.

Authorities urged residents along the one-mile stretch to keep their vehicles locked and any items of value hidden from view. Any suspicious activity should be reported to authorities immediately.

Anyone with information regarding vehicle break-ins in this area should call the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office at 910-323-1500 or 910-484-8477.