MANATEE - Five vehicles were burglarized Monday in Ellenton, three at Prime Outlets and two at Applebee’s, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
In each case, the suspect or suspects “punched the driver’s door locks” to enter the vehicle, a media release stated.
Items stolen included electronics, wallets with cash and credit cards, and an EMS bag, according to the release.
The crimes were reported between 5:35 p.m. and 7:03 p.m. and there were no leads as of 11 p.m. Monday, the release stated.
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The outlets are in the 5400 block of Factory Shops Boulevard. Applebee’s is in the 5900 block of 18th Street East.