Southborough – The Southborough Police Department released this statement Sept. 9 regarding numerous recent motor vehicle break-ins:
Multiple vehicles were broken into during the early morning hours today. We are currently investigating approximately twenty (20) motor vehicle break-ins; four (4) vehicles taken from residences (and left at various locations around town); and one (1) vehicle that was stolen and still missing. Various items were taken from these motor vehicles, as well.
Numerous MetroWest area departments have been experiencing similar auto thefts, break-ins, and larcenies from vehicles. Southborough Police will join the task force that has been put together to investigate and apprehend members of this group. DO NOT APPROACH if you see someone breaking into your vehicle. Law Enforcement agencies consider this group armed and dangerous. Contact the Southborough Police immediately, if you see any unusual behavior.
Victims of last night’s thefts and break-ins include Strawberry Hill Road, Red Gate Lane, Parkerville Road (south), Skylar Drive, Ledge Hill Road, Gilmore Road, Highland Road, Banfill Lane, and Southville Road.
*If anyone has any home security videos or information that would assist us with this investigation, that would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Det. Keith Nichols at email@example.com or Lt. Ryan Newell at firstname.lastname@example.org; or by calling 508-485-2121.
** PLEASE ** Lock your vehicles, homes, and secure your garage door openers. Motion lights, security cameras, and any other means to protect your property, will keep you from becoming a victim.