Upper Providence Township Police kindly remind the area's residents to not leave valuables in vehicles overnight. They have good reason to issue the warning. More than 20 items have been taken in recent weeks from cars in the township.
According to a police report issued on Tuesday, an unknown person or persons entered vehicles in the Collegeville section of the township entered multiple vehicles removing a black iPod nano and several GPS devices. The cars were all unlocked and showed no signs of forcible entry.
The department estimates that more than 20 thefts have occurred from area vehicles in Upper Providence during February alone. Anyone with information is asked to call the department at 610-933-7899.
In the meantime, Detective Patrick Haines, of the Upper Providence Police Department recommend that township residents lock unattended vehicles and remove any valued possessions.