Thieves target Lacombe vehicles

Lacombe police are investigating a rash of vehicle break-ins

Lacombe police are investigating a rash of vehicle break-ins on the weekend.

Police said that within a 24-hour period from Oct. 9-10, seven thefts from motor vehicles were reported. Thieves smashed out windows to get at belongings inside.

Police are asking residents in all areas of the city to be extra vigilant and to report any suspicious people or unusual activity.

Residents should ensure that vehicle doors are locked and wallets, purses, cellphones, sunglasses, spare change, and any other items of value are removed.

While windows were smashed on the weekend, usually unlocked doors are how belongings get stolen, said police.

Anyone with any information on these recent thefts should call the Lacombe Police Service at 403-782-3279 or if they witness what appears to be a crime in progress, they should call 911.