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Video shows man smashing car window with brick, taking backpack

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Cameras caught a man breaking into a car in South City and taking a backpack with a gun inside. Credit" KMOV Cameras caught a man breaking into a car in South City and taking a backpack with a gun inside. Credit" KMOV
SOUTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -

A South City man caught a suspect breaking into his truck on camera Tuesday morning.

The incident happened near the intersection of Virginia and Iron in the Carondelet neighborhood of South City.

The video shows a man in a white shirt walking by before he starts to look into the truck’s window.  A few minutes later, the man came back with a brick and smashes through the window, stealing a backpack that had a gun inside.

“I’ve never seen any cars in the neighborhood with their windows busted out, it’s usually quiet,” said the victim, Gabe Lathan.

Officer believe the suspect is involved in at least one vehicle theft that occurred Monday night.

If you have any information on the suspect’s whereabouts, call police.

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