Rockdale police catch suspect in entering autos

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NORTH FULTON, Ga. – A man wanted in connection with multiple entering autos throughout the metro area, including Alpharetta, was caught Oct. 21 in Rockdale County.

Eugene Coleman, of Norcross, was suspected of numerous cases of breaking into vehicles in Fulton and Cobb counties. He allegedly targeted parks, schools and fitness facilities, seeking wallets and purses left in the vehicles. He would smash a window and grab the items. Any credit cards found in the wallets would be used at local stores, primarily Target and Walmart, police say.

Coleman was arrested after he was allegedly caught breaking into vehicles in Conyers.

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