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Surveillance pictures show teens pulling on car handles in Orlando

Patrol car among targeted vehicles

ORLANDO, Fla. – Deputies are trying to identify three people who were caught on surveillance video going driveway to driveway and pulling on car door handles to see if the vehicles were unlocked, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

A homeowner's surveillance video shows a light-colored SUV parking on Mae Loma Court in the Conway area around 3:45 a.m. Monday. Three people, two boys and possibly a girl, got out of the vehicle and scattered in different directions toward separate vehicles.

"That's crazy. I didn't think in this area it would happen like that," said Dallas Scott, who lives in the neighborhood. "I'm going to tell my wife don't ever leave the car outside."

The would-be burglars attempted to open the door handles on a pickup truck, a Mustang and a deputy's marked patrol vehicle that was parked on the street, a news release said.

"I thought this neighborhood was safe, I just moved here," said Ferdy D'Villeres, who also lives in the neighborhood. "They looked like they're planned because they know where they're going when they go out of the car."

The group was unable to get into any of the targeted vehicles.

Deputies said they believe the people in the photos are teens, and they might have burglarized other cars.

"I want to make sure they're accountable for what they did," D'Villeres said.

Deputies are asking anyone with information to call Crimeline at 800-423-8477.


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