Report: Gun among items taken in series of car break-ins

Staff report

HAMLET — Residents in the city of Hamlet are encouraged to keep their vehicle doors locked.

Hamlet Police Department Det. Heather Wyatt said in an email that the department has taken more than 10 reports of vehicle break-ins over the past two weeks.

Hamlet_police“Most of the vehicles broken into were left unlocked,” Wyatt wrote in an email.” We would like to remind people that they may want to lock their car doors and refrain from leaving things of value in their vehicles.”

Wyatt noted that in once instance, a gun was reported stolen from a vehicle.

Police are seeking the public’s help in solving the crimes. Those with information should call the Hamlet Police Department at 910-582-2551.

Filed in: Hamlet, Latest Headlines, News, Public safety

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