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Authorities seek person behind broken car windows, stolen checks in York neighborhood

The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman who passed checks that were stolen from cars in York County.

On Feb. 1, deputies responded to the 300 block of Village Avenue for a report of larcenies from cars, according to a sheriff’s office Facebook post.

An unknown person broke windows in two cars and stole property, including checks.

Later, a woman passed the checks at various banks in Hampton Roads, including in Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth and Chesapeake.

Surveillance photos from the banks show a woman with long, dark hair driving a white Hyundai.

Anyone able to identify the woman should contact the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office at 757-890-4999 or Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Reference case # 1800415.

The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman who passed checks that were stolen from cars in York County. (Courtesy photo/YPSO)
The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman who passed checks that were stolen from cars in York County. (Courtesy photo/YPSO)
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