July 14, 2022
Authorities in Avalon are warning the public about a string of car thefts that happened at the Jersey Shore town this week.
On Tuesday, police received reports of four stolen cars that were taken by a group of masked suspects between the hours of 2 and 5 a.m.
Investigators shared photos of five suspects believed to be responsible for the thefts.
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Avalon Police Chief Jeff Christopher told 6ABC that the thefts happened in different parts of Avalon. All of the vehicles were higher-end cars.
"We had a Bentley, Mercedes, a BMW and a Porsche were all stolen," Christopher said.
In two of the thefts, authorities said the suspects entered unlocked homes and took car keys.
The thefts follow a similar pattern that happened around Memorial Day, when three other high-end vehicles were stolen.
Anyone with information about these crimes is asked to contact the Avalon Police Detective Division at (609) 967-5909.