Saratoga Springs PD releases photos in ‘smash and grab’ investigation; Seeks public’s help with ID

Surveillance images released by the Saratoga Springs Police Department

Surveillance images released by the Saratoga Springs Police Department

SARATOGA SPRINGS City police Wednesday released surveillance photos of a woman and a vehicle in connection with recent “smash and grab” thefts in Saratoga Springs.

Police described the woman as a person of interest in the case.

The woman appears to have a large tattoo on her upper left arm. The vehicle appears to be a new Toyota dark-colored SUV, police said.

Anyone with information on her identity is asked to contact the Saratoga Springs Police Department.

The smash and grab thefts occurred Monday into Tuesday, police have said.

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City police are warning of recent “smash and grab” thefts from vehicles in Saratoga Springs that occurred Monday into Tuesday.

Police responded to multiple incidents where vehicle windows were smashed and purses, wallets and other items were stolen, police said.

The first incident happened at the YMCA on West Avenue, the second at Metabolic Fitness on Gick Road, police said.

They happened in the early morning hours when the businesses were open. Police identified a possible suspect’s vehicle as a newer-model gray minivan seen in the area, prior to the crimes.

Police reminded the public to place any valuables left in a vehicle out of sight, or in the trunk to limit the possibility of such thefts happening.

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