Police catch 2 breaking into cars Christmas morning

Posted at 10:40 AM, Dec 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-25 10:43:18-05

PORTAGE, Mich. — Two suspects are in custody on suspicion of breaking into a string of vehicles early Christmas morning.

Officers at Portage Department of Public Safety responded around 4:30 a.m. to a report of three people going through vehicles in the 9300 Block area of Chapel St.

The three subjects reportedly attempted to flee the area when officers arrived.  Two of them were apprehended, while a third is believed to still be at large.

A substantial amount of property believed to be stolen was recovered on scene.

Officers say any connection with this incident to other recent burglaries in the area is yet to be determined.

Anyone with information should call the Portage Department of Public Safety at 269-329-4567 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.

READ more about the recent Portage car break-ins