Surveillance video shows a suspect attempting to break into a truck parked in a New Palestine subdivision on Aug. 17. The vehicle was one of 15 that were reportedly broken into. Submitted

GREENFIELD — Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a person believed to be responsible for a series of reported car break-ins on the county’s east side.

Surveillance video recorded one suspect trying to break into a business-owned van, one of the 15 vehicles broken into overnight Wednesday in two New Palestine neighborhoods.

Indiana State Police, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and the Cumberland Police Department still are investigating the break-ins and are partnering with Crime Stoppers to gather information about the case.

Callers who provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest are eligible to receive a cash reward up to $1,000.

Anybody with information should call 317-262-8477.

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Caitlin VanOverberghe is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3237 or