Burglars hit vehicles in S. Manatee neighborhood

MANATEE - Six vehicles parked in the University Pines neighborhood in southern Manatee neighborhood were burglarized early this morning, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

The burglar or burglar smashed the vehicles' windows before taking various items, including a blue laptop bag, an MP-3 player, a GPS unit, a radio and a wallet.

The vehicles were parked in the 8300 and 8400 blocks of Country Park Way; the 5100 and 5200 blocks of Ithaca Lane; and 8300 block of Brandies Circle West.

University Pines is just north of University Parkway, east of Lockwood Ridge Road.