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List of Chapel Hill break-ins climbs to nine

Posted August 19, 2008 12:57 p.m. EDT
Updated August 20, 2008 1:14 p.m. EDT

— Chapel Hill police reported another forcible break-in Tuesday, bringing the total in the past 10 days to nine. Some time during the day Tuesday, a home was broken into at 1660 martin Luther King Blvd.

Police reported three homes entered by force during daylight hours on Monday – at 122 Taylor St., 116 Justice St. and 2101 Old Oxford Road East.

Eight of the nine break-ins have been in the north part of town. The outlier is a break-in at 202 Howell St., south of the University of Carolina campus.

Police have not commented on whether the crimes might be related.