August 12, 2022


Automotive and technology

Thieves target Prince George’s auto dealerships in attempted heist

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Car dealerships across Maryland are on substantial warn following various break-ins.  

Just one dealership claims they were being hit in the wee hrs of the early morning on Monday and the attempted heist was all caught on digicam.

Protection cameras exhibit the crooks working with a bolt cutter and crowbars to get in as well as shattering windows and attempting to steal a harmless and keys to cars.

Fox 5’s Tisha Lewis reports all this transpired all over 6:00 a.m. Monday, just ten minutes immediately after an overnight security guard still left the company.

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Staff members say the secure the thieves have been immediately after experienced about $30,000 in it furthermore titles locked away, and they had been reportedly also trying to steal more than 70 car keys.

All of this occurring at the Worldwide Auto Outlet on Saint Barnabas Highway in Temple Hills.

FOX 5 spoke with the general manager who suggests this is the 3rd time the family members-owned dealership has been hit this year.

Automobile split-ins on the rise in Springfield

In August, intruders took off with 7 higher-close cars reportedly valued at far more than a million pounds. And 6 months ago, there was reportedly a different break-in.

Even though Prince George’s county police say they are on the lookout into the incidents, workforce at the International Auto Outlet say law enforcement are not investigating — which they find aggravating.  

They say they were being informed by investigators that law enforcement really don’t have the manpower to examine these crimes.


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