Police investigate rash of car burglaries in Spring Garden

Anthony Maenza
York Dispatch

Spring Garden Township Police are warning residents to remove valuables and keep their cars locked after a number of burglaries were reported Wednesday night. 

The thefts occurred in the Hillcroft and Seven Acres neighborhoods, with around 12 vehicles broken into, police said . In a statement, Spring Garden Police said in all instances the cars burglarized were left unlocked. 

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Police are reminding residents when leaving a car unattended to lock their car doors, close the windows and remove keys or fobs, including spares, from vehicles. 

Residents are also advised to avoid leaving valuables inside a vehicle where someone passing by can see them, police said.  

Spring Garden Township Police are asking residents to stay alert in their neighborhoods for suspicious activity and report any suspicious activity by call 911.