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Officials warn of increased thefts from vehicles

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Investigators said Monday, there has been an increase in thefts from vehicles in southwest Charlotte.

Officials say thieves are targeting unlocked vehicles during the overnight hours. Neighborhoods in the South Tryon Street corridor, Steele Creek Road area and Moss Road area appear to be at particular risk.

Thieves have stolen cash, purses, wallets, GPS units and other items of value. Officials say it is best to always lock your vehicle, and keep valuables out of sight.

Call 911 if you see any suspicious activity.

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