2 men break into 17 vehicles within an hour, deputies say

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HOUSTON – Two men broke into 17 vehicles within an hour Saturday morning, according to deputies.

The burglaries happened between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. in the Avalon, Lynn Park and Royden Oaks neighborhoods.

According to Precinct 1 deputy constables, two men drove around the neighborhoods in a Chevy Malibu. The pair smashed windows of vehicles and stole items out of them.

Deputies said they are using surveillance video that recorded an image of the vehicles license plate to track down the people responsible.