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Larceny On The Rise At Montgomery County Metrorail Stations

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Police in Montgomery County, Maryland are trying to slow a surge in thefts from vehicles parked at Metro stations.
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Police in Montgomery County, Maryland are trying to slow a surge in thefts from vehicles parked at Metro stations.

Police in Montgomery County, Maryland are trying to slow a surge in thefts from vehicles parked at Metro stations. A county council report shows larceny crimes jumped ten percent at mass transit stations last year, almost exclusively in Metro parking lots. The Twinbrook Metrorail station in Rockville is the only station in Maryland that ranks in Metro's top ten in terms of thefts from vehicles.

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