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News - August 9, 2013

Police respond to smash-and-grab crimes

A spate of auto burglaries targets rental vehicles

by Karishma Mehrotra

The police call them "window-smash burglaries." In Palo Alto this summer, there have been about 70 such crimes, in which thieves busted car windows and took items within. Nearly 50 occurred in June.

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Editorial Intern Karishma Mehrotra can be emailed at kmehrotra@paweekly.com.

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