Wantagh homeowners raise alarm about attempted car break-ins

AB: Neighbors say they are concerned if they continue to lock their cars and the suspects don't get anything, then they could try to break into their homes.

Caren Pinto

Jul 26, 2023, 2:45 AM

Updated 265 days ago

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Residents in Wantagh say people have tried to break into their cars for the fifth time this year.
Ring camera footage shows four men walking up to a driveway on Kimberly Court and opening unlocked car doors.
Nick Loud has a baby and another one on the way. He says he was installing car seats when he accidentally left his car unlocked.
"They took my wallet with cash, credit cards, IDs, licenses," Loud says.
He says the number of suspects is growing with four people involved in the most recent occasion.
Michelle Monteforti says the same men tried to get into her cars.
"One checked the MINI, the other checked my BMW and then there were two other guys coming from the other direction," Monteforti says. "They all met at my neighbor's house."
Police say all the suspects fled Kimberly Court on foot.
Neighbors say they are concerned if they continue to lock their cars and the suspects don't get anything, then they could try to break into their homes.
Anyone with any information regarding the suspects is asked to call police.


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