Police urging caution and care after rash of Kitimat vehicle break-ins

A series of break-ins on February 7 in Kitimat has the RCMP urging people to use caution.

The Kitimat RCMP are reminding the public to be cautious when leaving valuables and belongings in their vehicles.

The message comes after numerous vehicle break-ins took place on Davy Crescent in the early hours of February 7.

An unknown person or persons broke into a vehicle on Davy Crescent and took keys that belonged to another vehicle in the driveway, which was then stolen.

That vehicle was later recovered in Cablecar with extensive damage and is being processed by the RCMP forensic identification unit.

Police say a number of vehicles on the same street were also broken in to and numerous household items were taken, after the vehicles were left unlocked.

The Kitimat RCMP is urging the public to lock vehicles as well as take all valuables from them when leaving a vehicle unattended for any period of time.

Anyone with information about who may have been involved in these incidents is asked to call the local RCMP at 250-632-7111 or call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477. You can quote Kitimat RCMP detachment file 2014-395.