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CHP: Bakersfield named number one city in the nation for car thefts in 2019

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Posted at 9:02 PM, Aug 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-22 00:02:52-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — According to the California Highway Patrol, Bakersfield has been named the number one city in the nation for the most auto thefts in 2019.

CHP reminds drivers to lock their vehicles, use anti-theft devices, park in well-lit areas, and never leave anything of value in your vehicle.