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Austintown police investigating group of purse thieves

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AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -

Austintown police are warning people of purse thieves who are breaking into cars and taking valuable items around the community. 

Police say the investigation has so far lead to a group of women dedicated to breaking into cars and draining bank accounts from the items taken.

The department posted a Facebook message on Thursday, asking people to stop leaving their purses or anything of value in their cars.

Authorities ask that if anyone has information, send a private Facebook message or call the tip line at (330) 270-5108.

Austintown police are still investigating. 

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