Spring Garden Township Police are encouraging vehicle owners to remove valuables from their vehicles, or keep items out of sight, such as in the trunk, after two recent break ins.
A GPS unit was stolen from a silver Volkswagen Jetta that was parked in a parking lot in the 300 block of South Belmont Street. The GPS unit is valued at $160, police said.
The theft happened sometime between 11 p.m. Tuesday and 2 a.m. Wednesday.
A backpack containing an Apple MacBook Pro laptop and a GPS unit was stolen from a Pontiac Grand Prix that was parked in a parking lot in the 500 block of State Street. That theft happened sometime between 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and 1 a.m. Wednesday, police said.
The combined value of the laptop and the GPS unit is $2,750.
In both incidents, the items were in plain view and the driver's side windows were broken out, police said.
Anyone with information about either incident is asked to contact Sgt. David Jay at 843-0851, or through sgtpd.org.