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String of burglaries prompts lockbox alert

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Four Realtor associations in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., area have issued security alerts to members after the report of three burglaries that may be linked to a missing lockbox key and pin number. The association, in an alert to members, announced that a "Supra SuperKey" was reportedly stolen from a member's car with the pin number attached to it. They key can be used to open Supra-brand electronic lockboxes. The St. Paul Area Association of Realtors, Southern Twin Cities Association of Realtors, and North Metro Realtors Association were also advising members about the lockbox breach. "There have been three burglaries reported that we know of using the stolen key," the Minneapolis association reported to members. The Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors reported that the key, which was reportedly stolen late last week, is active until Oct. 22, and advised members to remove the key, key container or the electronic KeyBox from listed homes until Oct. 23. "The homeowner and/or l...