White Oak chief suggests steps to avoid car break-ins
White Oak police Chief Lou Bender urges residents to lock their cars and not leave valuables on prominent display.
Bender said vehicle break-ins have been reported this week along McCully Street and at Rainbow Village Shopping Center.
The chief said there have been other break-ins reported in recent weeks.
Thieves stole spare change from one car and a purse and a briefcase from others.
“If you see someone prowling around, call 911,” he said.
Earlier this year, a number of unlocked cars were rifled in residential areas of Pleasant Hills.
Patrick Cloonan is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-664-9161, ext. 1967, or email@example.com.