Surveillance video obtained by WSB-TV Thursday appears to show men using children to attempt to break into cars in the Georgia Aquarium parking garage.
Atlanta police said that two men were able to break into cars in the parking garage, stealing cash and credit cards before going on a shopping spree at a nearby Sam’s Club.
Police also said boys, who are believed to be under the age of 10, were used to “blend in” during the thefts, WSB-TV reported.
The two men have allegedly broken into at least 10 cars inside the parking deck since June 15 either by busting the victim’s window or popping out their lock, police told the news station.
They’re accused of stealing credit and debit cards, passports and Social Security information, two guns, laptops, cellphones, other electronics and cash.
The Georgia Aquarium sent the news station this statement:
“We take this matter and the safety of all our guests, staff, volunteers and animals very seriously. We have security cameras throughout our parking deck and a 24/7 security team to monitor our building, parking deck, and entrances and exits.”
Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 404-577-8477.
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