Thieves sought after Cape Coral mail stolen

Published: December 20, 2016 4:34 PM EST
Updated: December 20, 2016 5:37 PM EST

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — A group of unknown thieves burglarized at least three mailboxes from homes Saturday night on Northeast Eighth Place.

Nearby residents spotted a car driving up to each mailbox and stealing what was inside, including bills and some Christmas cards, they said. The thieves left anything they deemed unimportant on the ground, according to the residents.

Mail theft is considered a federal offense. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cape Coral Police Department at (239) 574-3223.