Hattiesburg police investigating auto-burglaries

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Hattiesburg Police Department is investigating several auto-burglaries taking place within the Hub-City limits.

Lieutenant (Lt.) Jon Traxler said the department is looking into several leads. This past weekend their were 6 auto-burglaries reported at the following locations:

  • - 300 block Camp Street

  • - 22 Campbell Scenic Drive

  • - 2600 Block of Oak Grove Road

  • - 2501 W. 7th Street

  • - 200 Block E 3rd Street

  • - 100 Block Millpond Drive

Lt. Traxler said, "Alright we have schools back more people here and everything and we just want to remind everybody to protect themselves against auto-burglaries."

"Number 1 lock your door, do not rely on your key, always check your door handle" said Lt. Traxler.

He added, "We recommend that you do not leave things in your vehicle."

If you see any suspicious activity the department said to contact CRIME STOPPERS at (601) 428 - STOP.

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