Suffield vehicles rummaged through, cash stolen
In two separate reports in the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 12, Birmingham police were called to the 700 block of Suffield Avenue on reports of auto thefts and cash stolen from unlocked vehicles.
Around 6:20 a.m., officers were called to the block on a report of a larceny from auto. The victim stated that a man, described as a black male wearing a face mask, black t-shirt, blue jeans and yellow shoes, was looking through their unlocked vehicles. The homeowners reported that the passenger door of one of the unlocked vehicles was found open, with nothing appearing to have been taken. The other unlocked vehicle was missing $20 in cash.
At approximately 6:39 a.m., officers were called to another home where they were advised there was an auto theft in progress. A witness reported seeing five suspects wearing face masks attempting to steal a vehicle.
Upon arrival, an officer spoke with a 31-year-old female who reported her vehicle was stolen. She said her vehicle had been left with the keys inside at the time of the theft. She said several items were inside the vehicle at the time of the theft, totaling approximately $2,000.
Birmingham police there are no additional witnesses or suspects at this time.