Thorsby/Breton RCMP warn about theft from motor vehicle

The Breton/Thorsby RCMP are warning the public of the large number of complaints of vehicles being broken into at night.

  • Nov. 14, 2016 4:00 p.m.

Submitted by Cst. LAMARCHE

Thorsby/Breton RCMP Detachment

The Breton/Thorsby RCMP are warning the public of the large number of complaints of vehicles being broken into at night. The RCMP wants the public to be aware of the concern and that it is important to lock your vehicle and to remove all valuables from your vehicle when left outside.

Leaving the glove box and other compartments opened if there is nothing in it also helps reduce the risk of being a victim.

For a theft of property from a motor vehicle to occur there are 3 keys factors: A motivated thief, Property that have value and that is easily accessible and an opportunity to commit the theft. If you have been victim from such crime or if you know any information in regards to such crime please contact the Breton RCMP or CrimeStoppers at the phone number provided below.

If you know who is responsible for this crime, please contact the Breton RCMP at (780)696-3520 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or online at TipSubmit.com.  If your tip leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a reward.  Tips provided by the telephone or the internet are anonymous and secure.

 

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