Cammack Village police investigating string of car break-ins

Car break-ins increase in LR neighborhood

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- A Facebook post shared by Cammack Village police department detailed concerns of multiple break-ins that happened around 3:00 a.m. Friday morning.  One lead to a foot chase, but no one was found.

One of the victims of a car break-in said Cammack police knocked on his door around 4:00 a.m., letting him know he had likely left his car unlocked, and it had been broken into. Luckily, nothing was stolen but he wants everyone to be aware that this is something that could happen to them.  He added that they should be cautious about their car doors being locked.

Little Rock police public information officer Steven McClanahan said that Little Rock has seen an increase in car break-ins this year by nearly 10% with over a 1000 reports. The highest concentrations have been near Hillcrest, Heights, and Cammack Village. He said Little Rock police and Cammack Village police are working together to put an end to it.

He mentioned that people can help decrease their risk by being cautious of what is inside their vehicle, particularly during the holiday season.


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