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3 Miami Police boats burglarized, $19K in losses

Published:   |   Updated: July 14, 2014 at 07:26 AM

MIAMI (AP) Miami Police say three of their patrol boats have been broken into.

Authorities released a statement Sunday afternoon saying they discovered the Miami Police Patrol Unit vessels had been the target of thieves. They say the lower units of the boats were stolen, amounted to $18,000 in losses.

The boats were being worked on by a mechanic late Friday afternoon at the Miami Yacht Club. When he returned Sunday, he noticed the break-in.

An investigation is ongoing.

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