Daycare Car Burglaries in Arnold

Brad Choat

ARNOLD, Mo. (KMOX) – Car burglars are targeting a specific type of victim in Arnold.  

“Parents are dropping off their children at local daycares and leaving their vehicles unsecured for a short period of time,” says Detective Sgt. Joe DeRoode with the Arnold Police Department. 

DeRoode tells KMOX News this rash of thefts from daycare center parking lots has been happening for the past two or three weeks.

DeRoode says thieves have stolen credit cards and other personal items left in unlocked cars.

He says officers have developed a few leads in the case, but welcome any tips from the public.

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