At least 30 cars were broken into overnight at an upscale apartment complex in Buckhead, police said.
Most of the break-ins occurred in an enclosed parking garage at the Cambridge at Buckhead Apartments on Piedmont Road near Lenox Road, according to Atlanta police Capt. Adam Lee III.
Lee said 17 of the cars were in the parking garage, and the other 13 were parked in surface lots.
Lee told the AJC that the garage is a secure, gated parking complex.
“You have to have a code to get in there, so we’re not sure how or when the perpetrators got in,” he said.
Police were first notified of the break-ins around 3:30 a.m. Thursday, and were still trying to locate all of the owners at 6 a.m.
Lee said the perpetrators “appear to be most likely young, based on what was taken – loose change, CDs, items such as that.”
He said there were more expensive items, including a set of golf clubs, that were left behind by the thieves. “That’s what makes me believe it was probably some kids.” Lee said.
“Most of the vehicles had the windows broken out,” Lee said. “It appears that damage exceeds what was taken in most of the cases.”
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