• Thieves found smashing over 16 car windows, looting cars in Lowell, police say

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    LOWELL, Mass. - More than a dozen cars in a Lowell parking lot were broken into early on Tuesday morning, police said.

    At around 3 a.m., a witness texted 911 to report people were breaking into cars.

    When Lowell Police got to the parking lot, they heard glass breaking and found two young men armed with baseball bats. Officers also arrested another man and a woman.

    The four suspects, who range in age from 18 to 24, were smashing windows and rummaging through cars.

    According to police, the suspects were found with stolen credit cards, cash and electronics on them.

    At least 16 cars had broken windows and four cars were unlocked, but they were all ransacked inside, police said.

    The four suspects are facing several charges, including larceny and malicious damage.

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