Don't leave valuables in your car, Belle Isle police warn after 9 break-ins

This has been ongoing issue in community for a month

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Officers with the Belle Isle Police Department are reminding drivers to not leave valuables in their car after nine car break-ins happened at a gym parking lot in the area.

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Police said the break-ins happened at Crunch Fitness on Hoffner Avenue.

Investigators said officers continue to patrol parking lots, place flyers on vehicles and warn people to secure their valuables. 

A gun was one of the things stolen in the break-ins, according to police.

COMMUNITY SAFETY ALERT Belle Isle Police officers are at Crunch Fitness located at 4400 Hoffner investigating nine (9)...

Posted by Belle Isle FL Police Department on Monday, August 19, 2019

Officers with the Police Department issued the same reminder to drivers after a run of break-ins happened at Crunch Fitness in the first week of August.

On July 29, police placed flyers on car windshields instructing drivers to secure their valuables.

Belle Isle Police Officers are on scene at Crunch Fitness investigating the 8th vehicle break-in burglary. Again,...

Posted by Belle Isle FL Police Department on Friday, August 2, 2019

Police said if you have to leave valuables in your car, make sure the valuables are hidden.

Investigators also encourage drivers to not leave their cars unlocked. 

INCREASED PATROLS & SECURITY REMINDERS Due to the increase in vehicle break-ins with a specific focus on Fitness Center...

Posted by Belle Isle FL Police Department on Monday, July 29, 2019


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