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Car thefts hit South Delta

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Delta Police is advising car owners to exercise caution when leaving their car unattended and to remove all valuables, after a pair of car break-ins this past week.

On Friday, Jan. 11, police received a report a vehicle had been broken into on the 8400-block of River Road in Tilbury. The owner of the car reported he arrived at work only to discover his vehicle had been broken into while parked in the parking lot.  An unknown suspect broke the front passenger side window, and was able to steal property from inside the car. A neighbourhood canvass was conducted with negative results, and the stolen property was added to the police database.

On Tuesday, Jan. 15, a car was broken into at Ladner Trunk Road and 64th Street. Complainant called Delta Police to report her vehicle was broken into while parked on the side of the roadway. Again a neighbourhood canvass was conducted to no avail, and the items stolen were entered into the police database.

Delta police continues to investigate both break-ins.

• Anyone with information is asked to call the Delta Police Department at 604-946-4411. To remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a tip online at www.bccrimestoppers.com. CrimeStoppers will pay a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

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