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Thief Steals Car Left Running, Unattended in Belleville


By: Richard L. Smith   

Police officers in Belleville are looking for a male who stole a vehicle left unattended and running in a section of the Township Monday. 

At approximately 3:30 p.m., police were dispatched to an address on North 7th Street to investigate reports of a carjacking in progress. 

Belleville Police units arrived and immediately confirmed that no carjacking had occurred. 

The driver of a 2022 Volkswagen Atlas reportedly left the vehicle running and unattended just before a thief jumped inside and sped away. 

The vehicle had a reported NJ license plate number, "J40-RKE". 

No injuries were reported.