BRANCHBURG TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor announced an investigation into two motor vehicle thefts that occurred in Branchburg Township.
Prosecutor Robertson stated during the early morning hours on Friday, May 29th two cars were stolen from the Neshanic Station area of Branchburg Township.
Police say both vehicles were believed to have been unlocked at the time(s) that they were stolen.
Thieves have previously targeted rural areas of Branchburg and surrounding towns by specifically looking for unlocked motor vehicles, or vehicles where the keys or key fob is left inside or very near to the vehicle, with the intent to steal them.
The Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office and Branchburg Township Police Department want to remind all citizens to not leave keys or key fob in vehicles and make sure to lock their vehicles even if when the vehicle is in their driveway.
Prosecutor Robertson and Chief Fodor request anyone with information relating to this theft to contact the Branchburg Police Department at (908) 526-3830 or via the STOPit app.