• St. Johns County women targeted in smash-and-grabs outside local gym

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    Deputies responded to Orangetheory Fitness in the St. Johns area in regards to burglaries to multiple vehicles in the shopping center Dec. 3, according to a St. Johns County Sheriff's Office offense report. St. Johns County deputies say its all apart of a gang tactic. 

    Three women told authorities their cars were broken into early Monday morning in the gym's parking lot located at 2851 County Road 210, while they were attending a workout class. 

    A victim told Action News Jax reporter Brittney Donovan that she is worried that the thief knew the gym's fitness schedule and knew when to target her. 

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    The report stated that car windows were shattered and belongings, such as purses, credit cards and a cell phone were taken, authorities said. 

    The items stolen valued up to $5,700, according to the police report. 

    Surveillance cameras are in the area, but the cars were not parked in the camera's frame.

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