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After Walking The Beat, Harteau Bikes

On Wednesday, Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau walked the beat on the north side, on Thursday, he biked on the south side. She says there’s been concern in the Lake and Franklin Street areas about an increase in car and bike thefts.

07/10/2014

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Mpls. Police: Think Twice Before Warming Up Unattended Cars

When it’s cold outside, you can find cars and minivans warming up without the driver inside of them. And police say thieves are out looking them. Minneapolis Police tell WCCO they’ve seen a spike in car thefts in southeast Minneapolis’ Third Precinct. Officers say 17 cars were stolen between Dec. 10 and Dec. 18 in that part of the city.

12/23/2013

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Police: Be Aware Of Thieves When Warming Up Your Car

If you live in Minneapolis and warm up your car before you leave in the morning, police are warning to be on the lookout for thieves. Minneapolis Police said Thursday that as many as 17 cars have been stolen in southeast Minneapolis over the past week.

12/20/2013

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Police Point Out Car Theft Targets Near Metro Day Care

While stealing purses from cars is nothing new for criminals, it seems all too often we hear of parents left as the victims. Last week, Elk River Police posted a surveillance picture on their Facebook page of a woman accused of stealing purses from cars around the metro.

02/22/2012