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Two men arrested following string of car burglaries: Flossmoor police

With the arrest of two men last weekend, Flossmoor police say they may have solved a string of burglaries from unlocked parked cars.

More than a dozen car burglaries were reported to Flossmoor police in the last two weeks. Seven burglaries were reported on Sept. 30 and six were reported on Oct. 8, Deputy Police Tod Kamleiter said.

At least one burglary was reported in Homewood.

Following the arrest of the two men, police have recovered several items stolen from the vehicles, including a handgun and laptop computer, Kamleiter said.

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