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Police warn of growing burglaries, thefts in Red Lion area - abc27 WHTM

Police warn of growing burglaries, thefts in Red Lion area

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RED LION, Pa. (WHTM) -

Police said they've been experiencing a substantial increase in the number of burglaries, thefts of vehicles and thefts from vehicles recently in Red Lion and now the surrounding area.

York Area Regional police said the incidents are occurring mainly during the overnight hours, but some are occurring during the daylight hours.

Property is being taken from unsecured garages and sheds, parking areas along alleys and parking lots.

Some of the stolen property includes lawn mowers, motorcycles, power lawn equipment, cars and trucks, hand tools, power tools, and electronic equipment, police said.

Police reminded residents to make sure their vehicle windows are up and their vehicles are locked. Garages and sheds should be locked with a secure locking mechanism.

Residents are also encouraged to report any suspicious activity right away by calling 911.

Anyone with information about the crimes is asked to call York Area Regional police at 717-741-1259.


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