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Park Smart: Week of June 16-June 22

6/26/2013

June 26, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A review of stolen vehicle reports in Nashville from Sunday, June 16th, through Saturday, June 22nd, shows that 25.7% of the automobiles taken (nine of 35) were easy targets because the keys were left inside or made available to thieves.
          
The police department’s continuing PARK SMART campaign strongly urges citizens to lock their automobile doors, secure any valuables and REMOVE THE KEYS.
          
Officers also urge citizens to SHOP SMART by not leaving purses or other valuables unattended in shopping carts or in plain view in vehicles, even for a very short time.  An unattended purse is an easy target for a thief.

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