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More than 50 vehicle break-ins reported at neighboring Round Rock apartment complexes

The Round Rock Police Department says more than 50 vehicles were broken into at three different apartment complexes overnight (Photos courtesy: Mariah Castro)

According to Round Rock Police, more than fifty cars were burglarized Wednesday morning within a one mile radius.

The burglar(s) smashed car windows and stole items in plain view.

Police say between midnight and 3:30 a.m., cars parked at Belmont Apartments, Applecreek Apartments, and Red Hill Villas fell victim.

However, RRPD hasn't said if the break-ins can be attributed to one person, or a group of people.

One victim, Matt Sansabrino, says although nothing was taken from his car, it'll cost about $270 to replace the window.

"Especially now at this time of year it's unfortunate that this happens," says Sansabrino.

Sansabrino's neighbors tell CBS Austin, they discovered the break-ins at around 4 a.m. Wednesday.

Some neighbors had more than one window smashed and items stolen, but others noticed that the burglar tried to break in, but was unsuccessful.

"I'm going to go out on a limb and say that's what they were looking for -- jewelry, wallets something of value," says Sansabrino.

Round Rock Police are now asking anyone with surveillance video near the apartments to call 512-218-5500.

Police are also encouraging every victim to file a police report.


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