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Police: Vehicles targeted in Winston-Salem break-ins

Posted on: 7:56 am, February 26, 2013, by , updated on: 10:40am, February 26, 2013

A car window damaged in Winston-Salem earlier this month. (WGHP)

A car window damaged in Winston-Salem earlier this month. (WGHP)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police say numerous vehicle break-ins were reported late Monday evening and early Tuesday morning in east Winston-Salem.

According to police, the break-ins were reported in residential areas on Fiddler’s Way Court, Oak Tree Drive, Meredith Drive, Meredith Way and Marla Court.

Police say the break-ins likely occurred overnight between the late-evening and early-morning hours.

Whoever is responsible appeared to be targeted unlocked vehicles, police said.

“The Winston-Salem Police Department strongly encourages residents in all areas of the city to always lock their vehicles and to report any suspicious persons or activities to the Winston-Salem Police Department at the non-emergency phone number, (336)773-7700,” police said in a news release.

No other details were available.

Anyone with further information about the break-ins is asked to call Crimestoppers at 727-2800.