Vehicles burglarized, have tires slashed

Published 9:45 am Friday, June 2, 2017

Police are looking for cell phones, pants and shoes taken from two vehicles Thursday evening.

According to Chief Deputy Mark May, police responded to a call around 7 p.m. Thursday of vehicles that had been burglarized while parked along County Road 29 near County Road 4. Several teens had left their vehicles unlocked and were swimming at a swimming hole when the thefts occurred.

A pick-up truck belonging to an Austin teen had an iPhone valued at $800, a pair of pants valued at $80, and a pair of shoes valued at $140 stolen from inside. One of the tires had been slashed.

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A vehicle belonging to another Austin teen also had a cell phone stolen out of it, a Samsung Galaxy S5 valued at $600. The cell phone belonged to a juvenile passenger. Two tires on one teen’s vehicle had been slashed.

Police currently have no suspects. Serial numbers for the cell phones have not been provided at this time.