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UPDATE: Police in Bloomington searching for culprit or culprits responsible for several vehicle break-ins

Bloomington Police said they responded to about ten calls about vehicle break-ins Wednesday.

In an updated Facebook post, the department said the calls started coming in around 2:30 PM and ended around 10:00 PM. They said the majority of the burglaries happened between 6:00 and 9:00 at night. Police posted a picture of a map where the burglaries happened:

Posted by City of Bloomington – Police on Thursday, December 20, 2018

On Wednesday night, police said many of the break-in reports came from local fitness centers.

Police warned that these “smash and grabs” could continue into Thursday in any part of the city. They are asking the public to be on the lookout because they have not caught the culprit or culprits, saying:

“If you see anyone acting suspicious around cars in any parking lots please call 309-820-8888. Please get suspect description / video / or photograph while staying at a safe distance.”

Watch 25 News at 5:00, 6:00, and 10:00 PM for a followup on this story.


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