Police say thieves cut a six-foot hole through the security fence of a public storage facility in Northeast Philadelphia Tuesday and broke into dozens of storage units.
The break-ins happened at a storage facility on the 1200 block of Byberry Road.
Police say once the thieves got inside they cut the locks to nearly 40 storage units.
Tuesday's theft marks the latest in a series of break-ins at this same location police said.
A fire in Ocean County that is threatening homes, forcing the evacuation of homes and the closure of a local school, continues to burn Thursday afternoon.
Wildfire danger continues into Thursday evening with low humidities and dry conditions. Winds continue to gust close to 30 mph.
A report of a deadly shooting Thursday morning just off Widener University's campus led to an alert urging school community members to "please remain indoors until further notice," but police have now given the all-clear.