Several cars broken into at Metro East park during youth sports - KMOV.com

Several cars broken into at Metro East park during youth sports game

Posted: Updated:
Several cars were broken into at a Metro East park where kids played baseball nearby. (Credit: KMOV). Several cars were broken into at a Metro East park where kids played baseball nearby. (Credit: KMOV).

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) – Edwardsville police are looking for a crook who smashed several car windows looking for purses and other valuables.

Authorities say the victims were in the area for a youth baseball game.  Three of the seven cars that were broken into were parked in Township Park. The other cars were in the parking lot at Metro-East Lutheran High School.

Residents who frequently go to  the park were shocked to hear about the recent string of car break-ins.

Police are continuing to investigate the incidents but in the meantime, they are stepping up patrols and reminding residents to keep items locked in your trunk.

Copyright 2016 KMOV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly