GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department is investigating a rash of thefts from unlocked cars that allegedly occurred on the night of Nov. 15 into the morning hours of Nov. 16.
According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, Geneseo Police received numerous complaints of an unknown person(s) entering unlocked vehicles in the Village.
In all incidents, the suspect(s) took advantage of cars that were unlocked. Items taken include electronic items, including GPS units and IPods, as well as credit cards and identifications.
More than a dozen vehicles have been found to have been entered. Geneseo Police urge local residents to cancel missing credit card accounts immediately.
Geneseo Police remind all residents to lock their vehicles and keep valuables out of sight. Unlocked vehicles with their windows down can be an open invitation to thieves. This awareness is also extended to homes. Locals are urged to keep doors and windows secured while residents are not home or sleeping.
If you notice suspicious activity in your neighborhood, please call the Geneseo Police Department or 911 immediately.
If anyone has information that could assist us in this investigation, they are urged to contact the Geneseo Police Department at 243-2420. All information can be treated as confidential.