From the Dallas Police Department:
DPD is committed to strengthening the vitality of every neighborhood in the city.
During the inclement weather, many motorist have been starting the ignition system on their vehicles to warm them up and re-entering their residence.
Thieves have taken advantage of this oversight, when owners return they discover their vehicles have been stolen.
Vehicles have also been stolen while left running at convenience stores and drive up store fronts.
Please avoid leaving your vehicles started while unattended.
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