19 children stole nearly 50 cars worth $1.1 million in a month, police say

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Police: 19 children stole nearly 50 cars worth $1.1 million in a month

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

North Carolina police department says a group of 19 teenagers and young children stole nearly 50 cars in a month-long string of dealerships break-ins.

Winston-Salem police said on Wednesday the group has stolen cars from 20 dealerships in Forsyth County.

According to police, the break-ins began on March 17, and the youths robbed some dealerships more than once.

Police said the 46 cars are worth more than $1.1 million, and 40 of them have been recovered.

A 19-year-old has been arrested and charged with possession of a stolen vehicle.

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