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Salisbury Police Investigate Car Thefts

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SALISBURY, Md.- Salisbury police are investigating a recent series of car thefts and thefts from cars.

Police said that in the past several days the department has received multiple reports cars being stolen as well as valuables being stolen from others.

According to police, two incidents occurred in the Hazel and Princeton avenue areas in which cars were left running and stolen seconds later.

Police said that in addition, an unidentified suspect has removed purses, cellphones and other easily portable valuables from parked and unlocked motor vehicles in the Pinehurst Avenue, Clairmont Drive, Monticello Avenue and the Riverside Drive areas of Salisbury.

To prevent such thefts, police are reminding area residents and visitors to lock their car doors, remove purses, backpacks and other valuables from the vehicles upon parking them. These valuable items should not be left in vehicles where they could be easily stolen.

Police also said that in cold weather do not leave your car unattended while it is running. It only takes seconds for a thief to take your belongings inside your car or to steal your car altogether. Maryland law prohibits cars to be running, while they are not occupied.

nyone with information about these incidents should call the Salisbury Police Department at (410) 548-3165.

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