CAUGHT ON TAPE: PBSO Detains Alleged Vandals In Seven Bridges

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Suspects Attempt To Flee On Golf Carts

Where were the parents? Questions, Video.

[Watch as alleged vandals on first two golf carts — then three golf carts — case a red car in Seven Bridges, enter the car, flee, return, attempt to enter the car again, scream “it’s locked!”, activate a car alarm, then dart off. PBSO detained the suspects a short time later. The video runs just over 2 minutes. We encourage you to view the entire clip].

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a car break-in caught on camera. The alleged perps — a group of teens and young kids driving three golf carts in Seven Bridges without adult supervision — were detained by police mid-day Saturday.

Whether these kids are behind a series of thefts in the community over the past two years is unclear. It seems unlikely that vandals perpetrating a crime in broad daylight — in a community full of “Ring” and other surveillance cameras — possess the brainpower to mastermind two years of incidents. PBSO has responded to multiple calls in the new-ish community of Seven Bridges (Lyons Road, north of Clint Moore) — specifically car break-ins, car burglaries and stolen cars — over the past 30 months or so. To the best of our knowledge based on public records, no arrests have been made.

[PBSO detained several teens on a golf cart in Seven Bridges after an alleged car break-in in the community. The community has endured several car break-ins and burglaries over the past two years.]

But Saturday afternoon, PBSO again responded to the community and nabbed the group of teens on a golf cart after witnesses — and security surveillance video obtained by BocaNewsNow.com — documented the teens checking car doors in the community. In the video, the suspects are seen entering a red car. While one perp remains, two golf carts drive off, then return, pick-up the suspect, then dart off. Incredibly, they return a few minutes later with a third golf cart. They again enter the car, then flee. Apparently needing to try yet again, they return a short time later and attempt to enter the car, only to realize that it’s now locked. They dart off as a car alarm blares.

We are still awaiting an official police report but can report that a deputy located — and detained — everyone on the golf carts until parents were notified and responded to the scene. It is unclear what — if anything — was taken. One of the suspects was seen on camera with a backpack.

It is unclear why parents of the kids permitted them to drive golf carts unattended — prohibited in Seven Bridges.

[PBSO detained the occupants of this golf cart in Seven Bridges following a car break in. The community has endured multiple car break-ins and burglaries. Surveillance video — which you can view above — seemingly shows the perps entering a red car].

Police and Seven Bridges Security are being credited with a rapid response as homeowners are now realizing that, like in a horror film, sometimes the call comes from inside the building.

It’s unclear if charges have been filed.

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