11/26/2012 6:00 PM
by Lauren Haviland
Beckley detectives are investigating several car break-ins within the past few days.
Police said these crimes have happened at night around South Pike Street, Virginia Street, Coal Street and Woodlawn Avenue. They've stolen jewelry, electronics and money. The suspect is described as a young black man.
Police said with more shopping going on during the holidays make sure to bring your purchased items inside.
"Offenders are looking for, well think that, there may be gifts in your vehicle, expensive gifts, something bought and left in the vehicle or they may also just be looking for extra cash for the holidays," said Detective W.G. Pannell.
Police believe these are related, so if you have any information on these crimes you're asked to call (304) 256-1720