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Police: Be a good 'nosey neighbor', auto break-ins rise

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LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) –  The LaGrange Police Department wants to alert the public to a rash of auto break-ins.

We are told the crimes have been happening around the north side of the city. These areas include various apartment complexes along Mooty Bridge Road and North Greenwood Street as well as neighborhoods along New Franklin Road.

The LaGrange Police Department says it is working diligently to find the suspect or suspects involved.

In the meantime, the public is asked to follow a few friendly tips:

1. When away from your car, make sure it is locked with the windows secure
2. Remove all valuables from your car
3. Park in well lit area.
4. Use any and all security devices installed in your car.
5. Be a good ‘nosey neighbor'. If you see any suspicious activity in your neighborhood call 911.

The police department asks if there is anyone who has a tip on the crimes mentioned above, please call Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000. 

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