AUSTIN, Texas – Residents at a West Austin condo advanced within the Nalle Woods space say a few dozen vehicles had been damaged into.
A number of vehicles may very well be seen with shattered glass, some parked in a storage, others within the parking zone.
“They smashed the window, they opened the middle console, form of rifled by means of it, left stuff everywhere in the seat,” Hannah Claussenius-Kalman mentioned.
“I received up this morning and apparently anyone both with a bat or a rock or one thing broke the window,” Nicole Hayes mentioned. “They opened the console on the within, they flipped it open, they rummaged round. I had some resumes with my identify and my information, they stole these.”
“They broke the window, they shattered it, glass all over the place. They took the paperwork in there, registration, insurance coverage playing cards,” Francesca Proietti mentioned. “I really feel violated, surprising truthfully, it is a new automobile, I am a bit offended about it. Now I am frightened about my privateness as effectively.”
The residents we spoke to are submitting police stories. Austin Police say they do have a report at this tackle and extra may very well be filtering in. There isn’t a suspect data at the moment.
Residents say they’ve heard of break-ins occurring earlier than within the space.
“You hear round Westlake so much, vehicles damaged in, it is only a drawback in Austin that is happening,” Proietti mentioned.
Regardless of the condo advanced being gated, they are saying somebody may’ve adopted one other particular person in.
“It is irritating, like it might simply be good if there have been additional safety measures, so this is not going to be a recurring factor as a result of it form of uproots all the pieces,” Claussenius-Kalman mentioned.
“I hope that there is initially cameras on the entrance, I believe that will assist so much, perhaps some cameras again right here and simply all through the advanced briefly, some additional safety or one thing simply to ensure this will get underneath management, as a result of apparently it has been happening, it is not the primary time,” Hayes mentioned.
FOX 7 checked with the condo advanced. They are saying they cannot talk about this with anybody however the residents.
Within the meantime, Proietti says she could also be spending extra money for extra safety.
“It is a lesson for me, you recognize, we pay for a parking spot downstairs, it wasn’t sufficient, we have to have two garages for the 2 vehicles,” she mentioned. “One thing must be accomplished, perhaps extra surveillance cameras, I am taking issues in my very own fingers now, and I’ll purchase a digicam and put it proper in entrance of the storage, attempt to see if it’ll scare individuals away from doing this.”