GREENCASTLE -- Several thefts from automobiles and homes have been reported recently throughout Greencastle.
The thefts are under investigation by the Greencastle Police Department.
"These thefts consist of items taken from unlocked vehicles and houses," said GPD Chief Tom Sutherlin. "They have occurred all over the city."
Sutherlin said the suspect or suspects responsible for the thefts seem to be mainly targeting unlocked vehicles. Two unlocked residences have also been hit. Various items have been stolen.
"The Greencastle Police Department wants to remind people that they need to keep their vehicles and residences locked," Sutherlin said. "We have reached the Christmas season and with the recession going on, times are really tough for everyone. Unfortunately, people will look for alternative ways to get Christmas gifts or money."
Sutherlin reiterated that people should keep their cars and houses locked at all times when they are unoccupied.
Anyone who sees any suspicious vehicles or activity or who has any information on the reported break-ins should call 653-3155 or 653-3156.