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Residents Leave Cars Unlocked; Loose Change Stolen

Lock your vehicles, even when they are parked in driveways.

Loose change continues to be stolen from inside unlocked vehicles, according to Marple Township Police. 

Residents are urged to lock their vehicles, even when they are parked in driveways.

On Nov. 20, a woman told police that sometime overnight someone rummaged through her vehicle, according to police. The car was parked in her driveway and she told police she usually leaves it unlocked.

About $10 in change was stolen from the center console, according to police. 

Also on Nov. 20, a man told police he parked his 2011 Buick Regal in his driveway on the 2700 block of West Chester Pike around 11:15 p.m. the night before and discovered in the morning that someone had entered his vehicle and stole his Garmin GPS and about $5 in loose change, according to police. 

The vehicle was unlocked and the total loss was about $140, according to police. 

In a separate incident, also on Nov. 20, a man parked his Jeep Wrangler by the tennis courts on the Delaware County Community College campus and when he returned around 3 p.m., he discovered someone had removed one of the vehicle’s rear plastic windows and removed his wallet, which contained bank cards, and loose change from the center console, according to police.  

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