Worthington Car Break In Prevention

Worthington Car Break In Prevention


Worthington, MN (KICD) — After a recent string of break ins, Worthington Police urge residents to lock up their cars.

More than a half-dozen break-ins have occurred within the past two to three weeks, according to Sgt. Brett Wiltrout.  The break-ins have been occurring throughout the night and into the early morning hours.

Wiltrout said there are simple things people can do in order to prevent their car from getting broken into, like locking the car, and parking in well lit areas. .

Law enforcement also offered some tips for people who may see suspicious activity, such as people lurking around cars for an extended period of time. Anyone who sees suspicious activity is to call the police department right away and make note of the suspect’s description.

The Worthington Police Department also encourages citizens to visit the department’s Facebook page as they have additional tips and information important to residents.

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