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Public Safety Alert,
Vehicle Thefts,
42 Division

Broadcast time: 19:10
Date: Monday, March 15, 2021
Unit: 42 Division
Phone: 416-808-4200

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a number of vehicle thefts in 42 Division.

It is reported that specific vehicles are being targeted in including Lexus RX350 and Toyota Highlander models.

Car owners can take the following steps to help protect their vehicles:

- do not leave keyless fobs near the front door of your home overnight. Leave the keys as far away from the front door as possible

- park in a garage, if possible

- consider leaving keys in a container that will block the keyless fobs signal

- consider purchasing a secondary vehicle alarm system

- consider adding a tracking device to your vehicle

- consider any deterrent that will prevent thieves from targeting your vehicle, such as a steering wheel club

- notify police of any suspicious activity

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 or Google Play.

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Constable Alex Li, Corporate Communications, for Sergeant Julie Evans, 42 Division