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Police respond to car burglaries in Iowa City

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

The Iowa City Police Department is asking for the public's help after vehicles were burglarized in Iowa City early Monday morning.

Officers responded to the area of 910 West Benton Street in Iowa City at approximately 1:22 a.m. for a report of two males burglarizing cars. When the officers arrived, they found the two males and both took off running and were able to avoid officers.

Police noticed some vehicles in the area were also burglarized. Police believe more vehicles were burglarized in Iowa City, so the Iowa City Police Department is requesting that if your vehicle was entered, you report it.

The Iowa City Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating additional witnesses, evidence, or information about this incident. Officer Andy Farrell is the lead officer on this case. He can be reached by email at andrew-farrell@iowa-city.org or you can leave a voicemail at (319) 356-5275 and he will respond at his earliest convenience.  He works the Late Night shift from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

The Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers is offering up to a $1,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s). Anyone with information about this crime can contact CrimeStoppers at 358-TIPS (8477). All calls are held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed. Individuals providing information do not have to reveal their identity to collect a reward.

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