50 car burglaries prompt Florida Hospital to beef up security

After 50 cars were broken into over the weekend near Florida Hospital, the Orlando-based hospital plans to tighten security, according to a WESH report.

The affected cars and trucks were parked in several garages in the area around Florida Hospital, and employees have been told to keep alert for anything suspicious.

"The safety of our patients, visitors and employees if of utmost importance," a Florida Hospital spokeswoman told the local NBC affiliate. "We have diverse security measures in place — some observable, others nonvisible — and are taking additional steps to safeguard our employees and visitors, including increased security office presence in our parking garages."

According to WFTV, a local ABC affiliate, the hospital will also actively monitoring its video surveillance system and adding signs to its parking garages alerting everyone they are being watched by cameras.

The police have no suspects and have made no arrests in the case.

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