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Police search for North Smithfield car break suspect

NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who they say has been rummaging through unlocked cars in North Smithfield.

After receiving a number of complaints of vehicles being broken into and several items being stolen from them, the North Smithfield Police Department posted to its Facebook page with a video of the suspect breaking into a vehicle.

Police said the areas impacted include Old Smithfield Road, Sayles Hill Road and Woodland Road. They urge residents to lock their vehicles and refrain from leaving valuables in them.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (401) 762-1212.


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