Calgary Police Warn Against Vehicle Thefts, Highlighting Risk With Dramatic Surveillance Video

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 201760 views
Published: January 13, 2017

Calgary Police released a dramatic video compilation on Thursday, January 12, to highlight the risks posed by drivers of stolen vehicles and to warn residents against vehicle thefts.

In an accompanying statement, Calgary Police said: “In 2016, there were 4,879 reported stolen vehicles in Calgary, up 51 percent from the five-year average. One in four stolen vehicles were taken with the keys inside. Yesterday morning alone, fourteen vehicles were stolen that were left running with the keys inside. Aside from the dangerous driving that often occurs when a vehicle is stolen, these vehicles are also known to be used as a means to commit robberies, break and enters and drug crimes.”

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