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Police are investigating after a suspect or suspects broke windows to multiple vehicles and stole purses, bags, jewelry and credit cards from at least nine cars in Highland Park.

The Highland Park Police Department responded to eight reports of burglary to motor vehicles in the span of one hour from 10-11 a.m. Thursday, according to a police report.

They also responded to a ninth report of burglary to motor vehicle in the afternoon hours that is believed to be connected to the other burglaries, the report said.

The rear driver-side window of a 2019 Mercedes GLC-300 was broken in a parking lot in the 2700 block of Trail Way.

A tote bag containing various clothing items was stolen from the backseat.

The rear driver-side window of a gray Mercedes SUV was broken in a parking lot in the 1100 block of Park Avenue West.

A green leather purse was stolen from the vehicle. The estimated amount of loss is unknown.

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The rear driver-side window of a 2021 Mercedes SUV was broken in a parking lot in the 2700 block of Trail Way. It is unknown if anything was stolen.

A gray BMW SUV parked in the parking lot in the 1100 block of Park Avenue West was burglarized.

A brown purse and a BMW car remote key were stolen from the unlocked vehicle.

An unlocked gray Hyundai Genesis in the parking lot in the 1100 block of Park Avenue West was burglarized.

A Gucci purse and earbuds were stolen from the Hyundai. The purse contained various credit cards which the suspect used at a Walmart to make a $1,100 purchase.

The front passenger side window was broken on a white Honda van in a parking lot in the 1100 block of Park Avenue West.

A green purse containing various items was stolen. The estimated amount of loss is unknown.

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The suspects burglarized a white Acura RDX in a parking lot in the 1100 block of Park Avenue West.

A tote bag that contained Channel sunglasses was stolen from an open window of the vehicle.

The driver’s window of a BMW was broken in a parking lot located in the 1100 block of Park Avenue West.

A purse and jewelry were stolen from the vehicle. The estimated amount of loss is unknown.

The rear passenger window was broken to a Ford Explorer in a parking lot in the 1200 block of Park Avenue West.

A floral bag was stolen from the vehicle. The estimated amount of loss is unknown.