PORT Macquarie Police are urging residents to ensure their vehicles are locked after a spate of thefts.
Police have reported an increase in stolen motor vehicles, theft from motor vehicles and theft from homes in the Crestwood, Emerald Downs and Lighthouse areas of Port Macquarie.
Access has been gained after thieves have broken into homes and stolen car keys and garage door remote controls.
Garage doors and vehicles have been left unlocked in several of the incidents.
Also avoid leaving valuables in motor vehicles including loose change in the console.
Hiding your car keys in your house is also a good crime prevention initiative.
Police have made arrests and their investigations are ongoing in relation to these incidents.
If anybody has any information in relation to criminal behaviour please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Port Macquarie Police Station on 6583 0199.
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