A Grand Island used car dealership was broken into late Saturday or early Sunday.

“Two cars were stolen and every set of keys — 42 sets,” said Grand Island Police Sgt. Stan Steele.

The burglary happened sometime between 10 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Bridge Street Auto at the corner of Second and Sycamore streets.

The dealership is located catty-corner from Grand Island City Hall and fronts onto busy Second Street, which doubles as U.S. Highway 30 carrying westbound highway traffic into Grand Island.

Steele said it appears the burglar or burglars gained entry through an unlocked bathroom window.

One of the stolen vehicles, a gold 2001 Ford Taurus, was recovered Sunday parked in an east Grand Island neighborhood at Seventh and Market streets near Lincoln Elementary School. A community service officer from the Police Department found the Taurus during regular duties Sunday, Steele said.

A red Dodge 1500 Ram pickup has not been found, he said.

The stolen vehicles were valued at $13,000. It’s believed the burglars may come back with the stolen keys to take additional vehicles, Steele said, so police advised Bridge Street owner Gerald Rapp on additional security measures to take.

“We will attempt to provide additional surveillance as much as we can,” Steele said.

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