Car Break-ins Leading to Home Burglaries

By WTAJ News

Published 02/11 2014 07:07AM

Updated 02/11 2014 07:15AM

ALTOONA, BLAIR COUNTY - Altoona Police are releasing new details in regards to an increased number of car break-ins.

According to police, the break-ins are happening in the overnight and early morning hours.

Police say the suspect or suspects are now breaking into homes in the area by using garage door openers from inside the cars they break into.

They're taking money, guns, electronics and purses.

Police say the main suspect they are looking for is a tall white male, and footprints left at the scene indicate he wears a shoe size 12 or 13.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Altoona Police Department.

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