Plainville police are investigating after someone broke apart USPS mailboxes and stole the mail inside.
The thief, or thieves, hit the collection mailboxes on the corner of East Main and Hough streets and Whiting Street in front of the Plainville Post Office sometime between 3:30 p.m. on Saturday and 7:30 a.m. on Monday. Police said anyone who dropped mail with checks or financial information to stop payment and sign up for freeze or fraud alerts on those accounts.
Anyone concerned they may be a victim of identity fraud should contact Plainville police.
Police said they are looking into whether these thefts are connected to other recent mail thefts across the state.
Anyone with information on the case should contact the Plainville Police Department Detective Division at 860-747-1616.