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A South Jersey man is behind bars, charged with stealing cars and stealing items from cars over a one-week period in Middletown.

Officers caught up with Denzel Massengill of Bridgeton in the Middletown Square Shopping Center Thursday, police said.

Massengill's accused in connection with 25 crimes committed between August 26, 2019, and September 1, 2019, in Middletown Village and Millbranch.

He's being held at the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution, and police are reminding residents that when they park their cars, they should to take all valuables out, lock the cars, and take their key fobs with them.