Norwalk police urge residents to lock cars amid surge in burglaries

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NORWALK — A series of car burglaries and thefts has swept across Fairfield County, prompting local law enforcement to issue a warning to residents about the importance of securing their vehicles.

The Norwalk Police Department reports that thieves have been targeting unlocked cars to steal valuables and keys.

In response to the rising incidents, patrol officers have intensified their presence in neighborhoods to both deter potential crimes and apprehend those responsible for the recent spate of thefts.

Authorities are actively investigating the series of burglaries and thefts.

They are also reminding the community to take precautionary measures to protect their property.

The Norwalk Police Department advises all residents to consistently lock all car doors and to ensure that no valuables, including keys or fobs, are left inside the vehicle, regardless of perceived security or vehicle positioning.

Community members are urged to stay vigilant and to report any suspicious activity to the Norwalk Police Department at 203-854-3000.

In the event of an emergency, residents should not hesitate to dial 911.

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