Lock it or lose it, Lambton OPP warn those who leave vehicles unsecured

Lambton OPP are warning those who have a habit of leaving their vehicles unlocked that they could be the latest victim after several incidents occurred over the weekend.

In one, which occurred some time between Oct. 17 and Oct. 21 in Watford, unknown person or persons entered an unlocked vehicle on Ontario Street and stole an MP3 player (iPod Nano), a leather tool belt containing a hammer, screw driver and tape measure, as well as prescription medication.

In another incident, which occurred in Plympton-Wyoming sometime between Oct., 2011 and Oct. 22, 2011, a thief or thieves entered several vehicles in the areas of Cardinal Lane and Mockingbird Lane.  Electronic devices, wallets and identification have been reported stolen

Lambton OPP's message to the public is “Lock it or Lose it!”–remove all valuables from your vehicles and take the extra time to ensure your vehicles are locked.

Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for any incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or the nearest police authority. 

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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