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Police trying to ID residential burglars

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ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. – Police in Atlantic Beach are working to identify two burglars who struck multiple homes last Thursday morning.

Police said three forced entry burglaries were reported between 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Nov. 12 on the north end of Atlantic Beach.

Witnesses reported seeing two black men, between ages 18-30, in the area, knocking on doors of homes that appeared to have no one home.

The following day, several residential burglaries with similar circumstances, vehicle and suspect description were reported in Jacksonville.

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The burglars were driving a dark color Lincoln MKX SUV, 2011-2014 model (similar to the one pictured). The vehicle may have damage to the passenger side view mirror.

A composite sketch of one of the men was created from a witness description.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Atlantic Beach Police Cmdr. Tiffany Layson or Detective Shaffer at 904-247-5876.