Wadsworth: Police investigate rash of vehicle break-ins

WADSWORTH, OH (WOIO) - Police in Wadsworth are urging vigilance after a string of thefts from vehicles.

Targeted neighborhoods include Highland Avenue, Ohio Avenue and N. Pardee Street. Items stolen include GPS units, cell phones, other electronic devices, wallets/purses and loose change.

Here are some basic tips to prevent these types of crimes:

  • Lock any vehicles when left unattended
  • Do not store valuable items in vehicles
  • If property is left in vehicles, do not leave it visible
  • Park in a well-lit area

Police are asking anyone who notices unusual or unfamiliar vehicles, persons or activities to contact them at 330-334-1511 (non-emergency) or at 911 in case of an emergency.

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