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Vehicles Broken Into, Investigation Underway

Vehicle break-ins are under investigation in Burke County. Morganton Public Safety Officers responded to a report of multiple cars broken into near Freedom High School on Thursday evening (March 28).  Officers arrived to discover five vehicles had been entered through broken windows and various items such as purses and electronics were reported stolen. 

The incident was reported at approximately 6:30 p.m. and officers searched the area around the school and Catawba River Greenway following the incident. Video surveillance footage has been obtained in the case. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Morganton Department of Public Safety.