Wallingford PD sends warning on car break-ins

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WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Wallingford police officers are warning residents about a rise in car break-ins recently.

According to police, officers have received a high number of calls for complaints from people whose cars were entered and had items stolen.

Police tell News 8 the thefts from the cars have been happening during the overnight hours, and haven’t been limited to any specific area of the town. Thieves have been breaking into both locked and unlocked cars, primarily hotel parking lots, stealing GPS, Go Pros, and other valuables.

Police say it’s believed the spike isn’t just specific to Wallingford. Police are asking people to help prevent any further thefts by securing belongings and keeping them out of plain view.

If you have any questions, you are asked to call police at 203-294-2802.

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