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String of car burglaries investigated

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RANKIN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Rankin County Sheriff's Department is investigating a string of burglaries in a reservoir neighborhood.

Officials say there have been 12 car burglaries in the Reservoir East neighborhood in the last two weeks.

Sheriff Bryan bailey says the thieves are striking after the midnight hour.

Some of the cars were unlocked at the time of the thefts.

The victims report electronics and clothes were taken.

The Sheriff's department says they were able to get fingerprints from a number of cars, and have developed a person of interest in the case, and could make an arrest soon.

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