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Lock your cars

Penticton RCMP received multiple reports of thefts from vehicles

Penticton RCMP report multiple theft-from-vehicle complaints including many which were not locked, over a three-day period last week.

Included was an unlocked Honda accord parked in the 3000-block of South Main Street which was owned by an evacuee of the Williams Lake wildfire.

According to Don Wrigglesworth, a suitcase containing clothing and shoes along with a small amount of change was taken.

The happened overnight on July 11.

The same night a Dodge pickup truck was broken into on Baskin Street where a wallet containing debit cards, identification and eight, $100 bills were stolen.

Also that night insurance documents were taken from an unlocked vehicle on Atkinson Street.

The afternoon of July 12 a Silverado pickup truck parked on Skaha Lake Road was broken into and Simpson drag racing gear, including full helmet and gloves, were taken.

On the 15th there were a large number of complaints about thefts from unlocked vehicles, including those in the areas of Crescent Avenue, Roy Avenue and Creekside Road.

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