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16 March 2018

Victoria Police warn thefts from vehicles on the rise

Victoria police are warning the public against leaving loose change and valuables in plain sight after a rise in vehicle thefts over the course of the last year.

In 2016, there were a reported 158 thefts from vehicles across the downtown core, 32 of which occurred in parkades. In 2017, that number jumped to 441, with 241 of them occurring in parkades, marking a 25 per cent increase across Victoria and Esquimalt.

Source: https://www.vicnews.com/news/victoria-police-warn-vehicle-theft-is-on-the-rise/