MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis Police are warning residents after 25 car break-ins were reported in the Phillips area during the past two weeks.

Police say 21 of the 25 break-ins happened in daylight hours, and most of the thefts involved items that were left out and visible.

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Car owners are advised to lock their valuables in the trunk before they reach their destination.

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Also, car windows should be closed and vehicles should never be left unattended when they are running.

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Police urge anyone who sees suspicious behavior to call 911, and call 311 to report theft and vandalism.