Roselle Park Police are warning residents to lock their vehicles following a rash of break-ins and thefts.
According to authorities, on Dec. 3rd, between approximately 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. the Roselle Park Police Department experienced five reported motor vehicle burglaries, one attempted stolen vehicle that was interrupted by a homeowner, one vehicle that was stolen and located minutes later, crashed into a tree approximately one block away and another vehicle that was stolen and yet to be recovered.
Police say all of the reported crimes were committed on the east side of town near Clay, Spruce, Cherry and Webster Avenues with the majority of vehicles believed to have been left unlocked.
The Roselle Park Police are reminding residents to lock your vehicle at all times, keep all valuables secure and out of sight and please “Do Not” Leave your vehicle key, key fob or valet key within the vehicle.
The above-referenced crimes reported are currently under investigation and if anyone has any information or surveillance video that they believe to be helpful please contact the Roselle Park Police Department at (908) 245-2300.