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.
Police are warning residents on the south side of Minneapolis after a recent uptick in burglaries in the area. Police said homeowners in the Third Precinct should keep an extra eye out for suspicious activity.
Minneapolis police are asking for the public’s help in stopping a string of armed robberies that have happened since late March in the city’s south side.