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Police warn residents to lock vehicles following recent thefts

August 23, 2011

Punxsutawney Borough Police Chief Tom Fedigan

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Punxsutawney Borough Police are warning residents to lock their vehicles due to numerous thefts that have occurred recently.

Police Chief Tom Fedigan said several vehicles were entered over the last week, with numerous items taken.

Fedigan said the thefts have been occurring throughout the borough, most recently in the Elk Run section of town.

According to police, some of the items taken include cell phones, a laptop computer, GPS units, sunglasses and cash.

He urged everyone to lock their vehicles and store valuables — especially guns — elsewhere.

Anyone with information about these incidents should contact Punxsutawney Borough Police at 938-6220.

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