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Public Safety Alert,
Vehicle Warm Up Thefts

Broadcast time: 15:30
Monday, December 3, 2018

42 Division

Case #: 2018-2186828

The Toronto Police Service is warning members of the public that the arrival of extreme cold temperatures will result in the theft of their vehicles if they are left unattended and warming up in driveways.

During periods of extreme cold weather, thieves will quickly enter and steal vehicles that are left alone and running in driveways.

The Toronto Police Service is strongly advising members of the public not to leave their vehicles unattended and running at any time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for A/Inspector Jim Gotell, 42 Division