Hattiesburg man arrested for auto burglary and credit card theft

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Lamar County, MS (WDAM) - Lamar County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man in connection with a car burglary at a local fitness club.

Ernesto Avalo, 21, of Hattiesburg was charged with one count of auto burglary and one count of felony fraud.

According to Sheriff Danny Rigel, Avalo broke into a car at a gym off of Hwy 98 West and stole a credit card out of the vehicle. Rigel says, there have also been a few auto burglaries at Jackson Station.

Investigators are still searching for suspects in connection with those robberies.

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