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Video shows suspects drive through car dealership's door with stolen car

Posted at 6:25 AM, Jun 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-23 08:06:08-04

HOLLAND, Mich. — Police are investigating after two Ottawa County car dealership were broken into Monday morning.

It happened after 5 a.m. at Elhart Hyundai Car Dealership on Chicago Drive in Holland and European Autohaus off of 112th Avenue.

We're told five cars in total were stolen, according to the general managers of both dealerships.

At Elhart thieves drove off in a Hyundai Palisade, Hyundai Genesis G70, Chevy Impala and a Ford Fusion.

Thieves also managed to drive a $40,000 Bentley off of the showroom floor of European Autohaus.

We're also told by management, no employees were working at the time of the break-ins.

Officers arrived to the suspects driving off and chased one of the vehicles about 20 miles northeast of the dealership, where one of the suspects abandoned a Ford Fusion on the side of Wilson Ave near 56th Street in Wyoming.

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Sergeant Dan Kender with HDPS says he believes these crimes are now becoming more typical given the current state of our nation.

"We're not totally sure yet but we are kind of linking it with possible other businesses that were broken into also," Kender said.

Several dealerships in Kent County along Plainfield Avenue have been targeted over the last month.

"Obviously we will be doing some proactive things to combat this, so we'll be a little smarter because of it," Kender said.

No arrests have been made. If you know anything call police or Silent Observer.