The New Westminster Police Department wants residents to be aware of the following recent crimes so that residents can take precautions:
- We continue to see an increase in theft from vehicles in the mid-town area (between 12th Street and 20th Street, and 4th Ave to 6th Ave). Unlocked vehicles parked in underground parking lots have been targeted, and vehicle windows have been smashed.
- Ensure your vehicle is locked
- Remove all valuables from your vehicle.
- Do not allow people to follow you into the underground parking area.
- Report all suspicious activity.