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Police: Thieves Targeting Unlocked Vehicles In Bethel, Newtown

Area police are warning residents about a rash of car burglaries and thefts of unlocked cars in Newtown, Redding, Bethel and Brookfield.
Area police are warning residents about a rash of car burglaries and thefts of unlocked cars in Newtown, Redding, Bethel and Brookfield. Photo Credit: Flickr

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Local police are warning residents to lock their vehicles after a spike in car thefts and break-ins in Bethel, Brookfield, Newtown and Redding, according to Newstimes.com.

Police in all four towns have urged residents to lock their cars and to not leave any valuables inside, according to Newstimes.com. In Newtown, about a dozen thefts have been reported since the beginning of the year, and two cars have been stolen, said Newstimes.com

Police believe the same group of people are committing the crimes, according to Newstimes.com. The most common items stolen include cash, laptops, and GPS devices, added Newstimes.com.

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