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Killeen PD: 60 vehicles burglarized overnight, 8 handguns taken along with ammunition

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Posted at 4:28 PM, Feb 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-09 17:28:03-05

KILLEEN, TX — The Killeen Police Department is investigating after 60 vehicles were burglarized in one night.

The incidents happened overnight Tuesday in the parking lots of hotels between Jasper Road and W.S. Young Drive.

Police say the suspect(s) broke into the vehicles by breaking a window. They then rummaged through the vehicles for things to take. At least 8 handguns were stolen along with ammunition.

The department is encouraging the community to secure your belongings, especially firearms, from their vehicles overnight.

Anyone with information on the burglaries is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online. You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip.

All information is confidential and anonymous and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.