The first batch of these burglaries happened during a basketball game at Clark Moores Middle School. Four cars were broken into.The suspects would smash the windows and take anything of value they could see. Since the thefts at that game Richmond Police have responded to at least half a dozen similar crimes in the last few weeks.
On Monday a man working out at the Richmond Athletic Club returned to his car to find his driver side window busted out and his wallet gone. Police say thieves often target vehicles where they can see valuable items.
In order to reduce you chances of being a victim they advise that you don't leave stuff out where people can see it. Presents, wallets and pocketbooks should all be put into the trunk if you do want to leave them in your car.
In some of these crimes the victim's credit cards have been used. Police hope they can use that information to find the suspects.