GLENBURN — Police in Maine are investigating a string of burglaries and vehicle thefts in which five homes were broken into and at least five cars stolen.

Maine State Police told WLBZ-TV that the spree started around 2:30 a.m. Saturday when two cars were stolen from a home in Glenburn that had been broken into.

Over the next seven hours, police say four more homes were burglarized, three more cars were stolen and seven more cars were broken into in Glenburn and nearby Bangor.

Police say at one point some teenagers were spotted driving two of the stolen cars, but they managed to avoid authorities before ditching the vehicles.

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