BAY SHORE - More than a dozen cars in a Bay Shore community were vandalized and damaged overnight.
Police say 17 cars were broken into, some of which had broken windows and missing belongings.
Authorities say the incidents occurred between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. along Brooklyn, Manatuck and Pine Acres boulevards.
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Police believe all of the break-ins are connected and that the suspect or suspects fled on foot.