Thieves strike cars in Abbotsford
Thieves struck a number of vehicles parked in the Abbotsford development between Saturday night and Sunday morning, police reported.
The Newark Police Department is investigating at least five unlawful entries of vehicles in that development between 9:30 p.m. Saturday and 9:50 a.m. Sunday.
One 33-year-old resident of East Galloway Court reported that he likely left his window down overnight and his wallet was stolen from his vehicle, Newark Police Department spokesman Lt. Fred Nelson reported. The wallet was later recovered near his vehicle, however, the cash had been removed.
A 43-year-old resident of East Galloway Court reported that both of his vehicles were left unlocked and had been rummaged through, however, nothing was stolen.
A 33-year-old resident of Tantallon Court reported that her purse was stolen from her unlocked vehicle, however, it was recovered near Abbotsford Lane with nothing missing from inside of it.
Two additional residents from Tantallon Court, a 26-year-old man and a 20-year-old man, reported their unlocked vehicles had been rifled through, but nothing was missing.
There is no video surveillance available for release at this time.
“Residents are reminded to always lock their vehicles and to immediately report any suspicious activity to the police department,” Nelson said.
Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Officer Matthew Coughlin at 302366-7100 ext. 3143 or MCoughlin@newark.de.us