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Hillsborough police seek help with suspect IDs

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Hillsborough police are investigating 10 motor vehicle break-ins at apartment complexes in the southern part of town.

The incidents occurred between March 19 and April 21 at Ashford Lakes Apartment Homes on Churton Street and Coachwood Apartments on Cheshire Drive. The property theft exceeds $4,000 in value, with damages of more than $8,000. The incidents have also led to credit card fraud in Hillsborough, Durham and Raleigh. Police have surveillance footage of two suspects and their vehicle. They request the public’s help in identifying the suspects.



One suspect is a white man about 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 155 to 180 pounds. He has a tattoo on the right side of his neck. The second suspect is a white woman about 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 140 to 160 pounds. She has light/medium color hair. The suspects’ vehicle is a gold minivan, possibly a Plymouth or Chrysler.

If you have any information, please contact Detective Chip White at 732-9381 ext. 37. For an immediate police response, call 911.

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Jesse James DeConto is the government reporter for Chapel Hill and Orange County for The News & Observer and The Chapel Hill News.