The New Westminster Police Department wants residents to be aware of the following recent crimes so that residents can take precautions:
- We are seeing an increase in vehicle thefts and attempt vehicle thefts of commercial vans on the east side in the evening and overnight hours. We have also seen an increase in theft from autos in the mid-town area, between Agnes St and Carnarvon St, and 4th Street to 8th St.
- Ensure your vehicle is locked
- Remove all valuables from your vehicle.
- Park in a well-lit area.
- Report all suspicious activity.