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NPS seeks community assistance in ongoing theft investigation

Residential areas are seeing a spike in thefts from vehicles. (Stock photo)

Residential areas are seeing a spike in thefts from vehicles. (Stock photo)

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — A rash of vehicle break-ins and thefts have prompted National Park Service (NPS) law enforcement to seek the community’s help in identifying any suspects and preventing further thefts.

In the past two weeks, a growing number of vehicles in residential areas have been broken into and items have been stolen. Law enforcement is offering the following tips for safeguarding personal property and the community.

  • If you see suspicious activity, contact 9-1-1;
  • Keep an eye on your vehicle and residence and look out for your neighbors; be aware of and report unusual behavior or activities; 
  • Lock your vehicle when unattended;
  • Take valuables from your car into your residence and
  • Lock your residence.

There is an ongoing investigation into the break-ins. NPS is asking any residents with information that could help investigators to contact the anonymous tip-line at (888) 653-0009 or www.nps.gov/isb and click Submit a Tip.

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