CLEVELAND - Police are issuing alerts after a string of car break-ins throughout northeast Ohio, particularly in Cuyahoga and Lake counties.
On their department’s Facebook pages, officers with Cleveland Heights , Eastlake , and Mentor police posted that they are seeing an increase in thefts from cars with GPS units, cell phones, laptops, and purses among the items stolen.
The thefts are happening to vehicles parked in driveways along Willowick Drive and Mannering Road in Eastlake and throughout the northeast side of Mentor.
In Cleveland Heights, the thefts are taking place along the 3000 blocks of Berkshire, Edgehill, Somerton, and Yorkshire roads.
Police urge all residents to remove valuables from their cars before locking all windows and doors.
Residents are also encouraged to report any suspicious activity or people to police immediately.
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