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Police investigating string of car burglaries in Surprise

Posted: 3:19 PM, Jan 20, 2017
Updated: 2017-01-20 22:20:25Z
PD: Car burglars sought in Surprise

Police are investigating after multiple cars were broken into in Surprise earlier this month.

According to police, on Jan. 15 around 1:40 a.m., multiple unlocked vehicles were burglarized in the area of Bell and Reems roads. 

Witnesses told police that a man was seen wandering the area. He was wearing a red jogging jacket with black or blue pants with white stripes.

On Jan. 5, police say a male suspect allegedly stole items from multiple cars in the area of Loop 303 and Bell Road.

Police say the two incidents aren't related. 

The burglar in the Jan. 5 burglaries is described as being 16 to 20 years old, with long, curly hair and was wearing a dark-colored baseball cap, dark-colored hooded jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about either incidents is asked to contact the Surprise Police Department or send an email to crimetips@surpriseaz.gov.