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Partnership Policing Communications Coordinator (PIO)
Genevieve Judge
Desk Phone: 941-954-7094
Fax: 941-954-7034

Sarasota Police investigate string of auto burglaries

Post Date:07/17/2023 11:33 AM

The Sarasota Police Department is investigating a string of auto burglaries involving Kia vehicles that occurred in the area of Sarasota Ave at 40th Street on Monday morning, July 17, 2023.  It is believed the same group of suspects is responsible for the crimes.  

Sarasota Police detectives have learned that one person was walking in the area when the crimes occurred. The suspects pushed the victim to the ground and assaulted them. The victim has minor injuries.

As always, we are asking residents to secure and lock their vehicles when they are unattended. Do not fall victim to this crime.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Sarasota Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at 941-236-6070 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at

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