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Rye Vehicle Thefts Continue Because Of Unlocked Car Doors: Police

RYE, NY — The City of Rye Police Department has issued a car theft warning Tuesday.

Since March 11, the town had 11 car thefts, 4 of which have been in broad daylight on two separate Sunday afternoons, stated police.

In whole, 71 automobiles have been stolen from resident’s driveways since Jan. 1, 2020 and all the automobiles have been unlocked, authorities reported.

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In addition, one other 55 automobiles, which have been additionally unlocked, have been entered and had property stolen, officers added.

The Rye residents’ automobiles weren’t solely stolen, but additionally used to commit crimes in different jurisdictions so far as Connecticut and New Jersey, police stated.

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Police have additionally needed to interact in excessive velocity pursuits after stopping suspects at visitors stops, in response to authorities.

Police say be looking out for suspects wearing black from head to toe with their faces coated in masks and carrying work gloves, reported police.

Patrol Units are conscious of the rise in car thefts, however they want the general public’s neighborhood’s help by having residents locking their automotive doorways and eradicating their key or key fob when they don’t seem to be within the car, the police division stated.


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