POLICE: Rash of car break-ins in Puna

(BIG ISLAND) (HawaiiNewsNow) - Big Island police are warning the public about a recent rash of car break-ins in the lower Puna Area.

Police say the break-ins are at isolated parks and sites ranging from Lava Tree Park to Kehena Beach Parking Lot.

In a news release police say the Primary method of entry is via the vehicle window by breaking glass or reaching in a partially opened window to unlock the door. Victims of these crimes have included visitors and local residents alike.

Police are asking for the public's help in providing any leads to identify possible suspects.

If you have any information on these cases call Community Police Officer Daniel Rances at 965-2716. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona.

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