Attempted Thefts From Cars Reported in Hamlet

Officers from the Hamlet Police Department have taken several reports of a man attempting to get into vehicles in the town limits.

The first report came in on Nov. 21 where a man walking a large dog in the area of Hamlet and Pearl Streets attempted to get into parked vehicles. The man was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. Officers were not able to locate the suspect when they arrived at the scene.

You are urged to keep your vehicles locked when not occupied. If you are so inclined, the installation of motion lights is recommended. Point those motion detectors in the direction of your parked vehicle to deter thieves.

If you notice any suspicious activity in your neighborhood, contact police immediately and have specific information to give officers when you call.