Charlotte-Mecklenburg police issued a warning message to local residents regarding the growth of car burglaries in the southwest region of Mecklenburg.
According to police, neighborhoods targeted include those along Steele Creek Road, South Tryon Street, and Moss Road. Wallets, purses, cash, and electronics have been stolen from vehicles left unlocked in those communities.
To prevent your vehicle from being burglarized, be sure to remove any valuables when parking at home or around town. Any suspicious activity should be reported to authorities as soon as possible by calling Crime Stoppers at (704) 334-1600 or Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department at (704) 336-7600.