Sheriff’s office offer tips to prevent vehicle break-in

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office has provided tips on how someone can stop a vehicle break-in from happening.

According to the sheriff’s office, “In Pitt County 89% of the reported car break-ins, the car doors were left unlocked.”

Here are a few tips:

  • Keep car doors locked at all times, even at home
  • Keep cars neat and valuables removed or out of sight
  • Report all suspicious activity in your area
  • Report all instances of strangers getting in your car even if nothing was taken

If you have any information on who has been doing the recent car break-ins contact the Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers at 252-758-7777.

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