Ocala Police officers are searching for bandits believed to be involved in several vehicle burglaries.
Police say the crimes took place recently in the 3400 block of NE 10th Street. The suspected thieves, shown above, were captured on home surveillance video in a nearby neighborhood while they attempted to enter more vehicles.
With school out during the COVID-19 outbreak and summer break around the corner, sheriff’s officials are anticipating an increase in auto burglaries. They are encouraging all residents to be vigilant in locking their vehicles and removing all valuables. Extra patrols are being scheduled in residential areas to try to deter these criminals.
Anyone with information about the crimes or the suspects involved is encouraged to contact Detective Coughlin at (352) 369-7000.