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Police searching for 7 suspects connected to string of vehicle burglaries in Marianna

Posted at 1:31 PM, Jan 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-16 10:26:47-05

MARIANNA, Fla. (WTXL) — Police are asking for the public's help in identifying seven suspects connected to a string of vehicle burglaries that occurred at a Marianna Apartment complex.

The Marianna Police Department says they worked several vehicle burglaries at Cottondale Village Apartments on Wednesday.

During the investigation, video footage was obtained that shows the seven suspects stealing from the vehicles.

MPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying these suspects.

If you or someone you know has information in reference to this incident or the identity of these suspects, you are urged to contact the Marianna Police Department at 850-526-3125 or Chipola Crimestoppers at 850-526-5000.

Police are investigating the theft of a Ford truck along with a string of recent vehicle burglaries that happened around multiple Marianna apartment complexes.

The Marianna Police Department responded to reports of a vehicle theft at Southside Apartments on Wednesday.

Officers say that sometime between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., a 2015 Ford Escape was stolen from the apartment complex.

The vehicle was unoccupied during the time of the theft.

On Wednesday, officers also responded to Spring Gate Manor, which is next to Southside Apartments.

MPD says there were four reports of vehicle burglaries in the complex.

They say the burglaries were results of unlocked and unsecured vehicles.

In addition to those two incidents, officers responded to vehicle burglaries at Cottondale Village Apartments.

MPD says all three incidents are being investigated.

Atthis time, no forcible entry into the vehicles have been reported.

Authorities are urging residents to secure their vehicles and remove any valuables to help prevent these burglaries from occurring.

The stolen vehicle is described as a blue 2015 Ford Escape with a Florida Tag of ICEX54.

MPD says if you see this vehicle, do not attempt to approach it.

If you have any information about any of these incidents, police ask that you contact them at (850) 526-5000.