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Lorain police officer victim of car break-in; vest, badge stolen


Lorain police report one of their own had his unmarked cruiser broken into, and are warning of a potential police impersonator.

The car was broken into Thursday, and the officer’s bullet proof vest was stolen, including the badge on the vest.

Lorain police are warning the public in case of potential police impersonator incidents. Anyone approached by an officer in an unmarked car can call 911 or the Lorain police at 440-204-2100 to identify the officer. Police suggest driving to a safe public area, and an officer in a marked patrol car will be sent to verify the other officer.

Anyone with information on the theft is asked to call Lorain police.

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