Car Break-In Leaves Family Looking For Answers

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LINCOLN, Neb.-- A Lincoln mother and her 17-year-old daughter said it's a lesson learned, but they want their stuff back.

Taylor Bodfield's truck was parked overnight on Friday. When she went to go to softball Saturday morning, she noticed something wasn't right.

It turns out her car wasn't the only one hit by thieves, five others were hit that same night.

"I turned my truck on, tried to plug my phone in then I looked over and realized that my stuff wasn't there, said Taylor. "I borrowed my friends bat, her extra pair of batting gloves, traded helmets throughout the day," she said.

Taylor played her softball tournament Saturday with whatever gear her teammates would lend her after someone took her bag out of her unlocked car sometime overnight Friday.

The stolen gear came out to more than a $1,000, but that's not what bothers her.

"It's not so much the money value about everything, but everything in there meant something to me. That glove I had since I was 12 years old," she said.

"You just feel so violated, you think you can trust people," said Taylor's mother, Barb Bodfield.

Now, Barb is asking other residents in their apartment complex for help figuring out what happened.

"If anybody did see anything I just encourage them to call police because we'd really like her stuff back," she said.

And Taylor has learned her lesson.

"I guess I can't put as much trust in people as I thought I could," she said.

Taylor's car was also broken into, with the window shattered a month ago. The police call log from Saturday shows there were six car break-ins. Five with stuff stolen in a few block area off North 27th that night.