Lee’s Summit man installs cameras after car break-in, believes same crook is caught on tape

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LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. – Police are investigating after reports of multiple car break-ins overnight Thursday in the Longview Estates subdivision. One victim believes the same thief broke into his wife’s car twice. After installing security cameras after the first incident, Rob Sullivan caught the suspect on camera Thursday morning.

“I mean, we have it on video and I am going to have it on video next time too,” he said. “If it’s the same person, hopefully they won’t make a third try on it now that they see themselves on the news.”

Surveillance footage catches the young man, who is wearing a hoodie and a backpack, walk away from the family’s driveway with a wallet stolen from their SUV. Sullivan said the first time his wife’s car was broken into a camera, printer and sunglasses were stolen.

Sullivan said his wife left her car doors unlocked, but won’t ever again. He said four other neighbors reported their cars being broken into Thursday night, too. If you know anything, call Lee’s Summit police.