Irwindale police searching for suspect linked to series of car break-ins

Several vehicles in the 16000 of Calle Breceda were broken into overnight.
IRWINDALE, Calif. (KABC) -- A string of vehicle break-ins has residents of Irwindale on high alert, and surveillance video released by police shows a suspect who may be responsible.

According to the Irwindale Police Department, the suspect - who appears to be a man - was seen breaking into several vehicles in the 16000 of Calle Breceda early Saturday morning.

The suspect is seen opening the vehicle door and rummaging through the car's compartment. He's seen wearing dark-colored clothing, a baseball cap and a backpack.

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Anyone with information is urged to call Irwindale police at 626-430-2244 or L.A. Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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