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Thieves take off with safe, vehicle keys from car rental business on Rivers Avenue

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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

The North Charleston Police Department is investigating after thieves broke into a car rental business and took vehicle keys and a safe that was bolted to the floor.

Around 4:30 a.m. on Monday, officers responded to Hertz Rental Car on 8510 Rivers Avenue for a motion and backdoor alarm. 

When officers arrived, they saw the front door and window shattered. Investigators say they believe the suspects made entry through the window. 

An employee reported to police that someone had taken a safe that was bolted to the floor. 

Authorities say the safe contained all the rental vehicle keys and unknown amounts of cash. 

The manager did not know if any cars were missing at the time, police say.

Police are continuing to investigate. 

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