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RCMP Remind Motorists to Lock Their Vehicles

Source – Media Release

Halifax District RCMP is reminding the public to lock their vehicles in the wake of several automobile break-ins this weekend.

Police responded to numerous thefts from motor vehicles yesterday, most occurring in the areas of Allenby Dr. and Piccadilly Close in Stillwater Lake and Riverside Dr. and Pinehill Dr. in Lower Sackville.

Most of the break-ins occurred on Saturday night and in many cases suspects stole small electronic devices, registration permits, insurance papers, wallets, spare keys and cash.

“Citizens should lock their vehicles when left unattended and ensure there are no valuables left in their automobiles,” said Cpl. Jennifer Clarke, Nova Scotia RCMP.  “This is a preventable crime.”

All incidents remain under investigation.

Investigators are asking anyone who has any information concerning these incidents to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020 or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by texting TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637).  You can also submit by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.  Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 – $2000.

Source: Media Release

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