The Casper Police Department wants to caution residents about a series of auto burglaries that happened Wednesday night at local restaurants, according to a report on its Facebook page on Thursday.

Unknown person or persons used rocks to break the windows of vehicles to steal purses inside them.

However, the police report did not say where the auto burglaries occurred.

The police department urges residents to not leave valuables in their vehicles.

Meanwhile, the department is investigating two business burglaries in which coin machines have been damaged.

The first occurred at Wonder Wash, 3460 Trigood Drive, on Dec. 5.

The second occurred at Hilltop Laundromat, 2513 E. Third St., on Dec. 13, the second such incident there in recent months.

If you see any suspicious activity by coin machines please contact law enforcement.

If you have any information on these crimes, please contact Crime Stoppers at 577-TIPS, use the TipSubmit Mobile app, or go to

Your anonymous tip may result in a $1,000 reward.

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