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Thieves Steal Million Dollar Luxury Cars From Illinois Dealership

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A group of brazen thieves made off with nearly a million dollars worth of vehicles from a dealership in suburban Chicago.

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The heist, which was caught on camera, began early Monday at the Autobarn Collection in Evanston, Illinois.

The suspects smashed a window with a crowbar and disabled a security system before getting to work hijacking the vehicles.

“In five hours, they made three separate trips,” said dealership partner Sam Mustafa. WMAQ. “It was shocking.”

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The thieves got away with at least 14 vehicles, including several Mercedes, Audis, at least two Porsches, a 2013 Bentley and a 2018 Mase Levante, according to a police report.

Mustafa said the suspects managed to get into the trunk containing all the car keys and nearly cleared the showroom.

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Evanston Police described the suspects as “relaxed” as they moved through the dealership.

And although they have no leads in the case, cops say the uniqueness of the vehicles should make them easy to spot as the investigation continues.

“We don’t feel like these criminals are afraid of being arrested or prosecuted, which scares us a bit,” Mustafa said. “It’s terrifying to think they were just here to shop.”