Toms River Police said two suspects attempted to rob more than 20 vehicles' homes, taking cash and gift cars from unlocked cars.
Unlocked vehicles were entered on Bartlett Place, Alden, Wedgewood ,Round tree, Breezy Oaks, Cornell, Cedar Grove streets.
Police first received a call at 1:30 a.m. Friday that a Cornell Drive resident chased a male suspect with a flashlight looking in a neighbors car. Then at 230 a.m. a resident on Trade winds observed two white males checking out cars parked in driveways. The witness scared the males off who are described as about 17 years, 5’11” both dressed in dark clothes with one wearing a white backpack.
The suspects took small change about $100 total, a few gift cards, but left behind GPS in the cars they entered.
Investigating are Toms River Police Brian Dugan, Paul Burkhardt, Thomas Herbst, Louis Sulsenti, and Steve Bucci.