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Rash of Burglaries Plagues Eastern Wake County

Posted January 9, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— A spate of burglaries has residents uneasy in eastern Wake County. There have been 38 burglaries in just over a months.

Most of the break-ins happened between Highways 70 and 401 and records show robberies are up 85 percent from a year ago in that area.

Wake County Deputies have made several arrests and recovered some merchandise, but the department set up a hotline for people to call in with information.

Captain Charles Young of the Wake County Sheriff's department says there aren't many leads.

If you have any information about these break-ins you are asked to call 919-856-6806.