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BPD: How to prevent vehicle burglary

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Posted at 3:52 PM, Mar 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-06 18:52:17-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — According to Bakersfield Police, over the last year, 4,200 Bakersfield residents reported vehicle burglaries or thefts from unlocked vehicles.

BPD has provided prevention tips to avoid vehicle burglary.

  • Dont leave valuables in your car.
  • If you must leave valuables, place them out of sight before you reach your destination or move them inconspicuously.
  • Try to park in busy, well-lit areas.
  • Lock all of your vehicle's doors.
  • Set any alarm or anti-theft device.

If you see suspicious activity, always report to police at (661) 327-7111.