FORT MILL, SC (WJZY) - The York County Sheriff's Office say they believe they've identified the three people responsible for breaking into more than 50 cars in a Fort Mill neighborhood.
While they haven't released their names, they are reportedly in the process of getting warrants together for their arrests.
FOX 46 spoke with people living in the neighborhood where they're on high alert.
There were 52 break-ins in one night. Those accused were going house to house, car to car.
"It's just not right. People out here working. And we have people out here breaking into automobiles and homes," Don Fereday said.
Fereday has lived in the Regent Park neighborhood in Fort Mill for more than 10 years. He said he just bought a surveillance camera to help keep a closer eye on his property.
"We have a camera that pans all the way to our mailbox," he said.
The string of break-ins happened a week ago. Now, the sheriff's office said they're increasing patrols in the area, on the off chance it happens again.
"It takes a thief less than 30 seconds to open up an unlocked car door and get in, and take what they see," Trent Faris, York County Sheriff's Office said.
Faris said people should keep their guard up, and let go of the idea it would never happen in a nice neighborhood.
"It may not be on your mind to lock your car door. And you think oh I'll just look it up later. We're asking folks to take their time. Hit the key fob. It takes one second to hit the button," Faris said.