Despite repeated police warnings, Dunedin residents continue to leave valuables in unlocked cars, resulting in a spate of thefts from vehicles.
At least six reports of items stolen from unlocked vehicles were made to police in the past week.
All involved theft of cash and valuable items from cars parked on the street in
South Dunedin. Police said most vehicles were targeted by thieves during the cover of darkness.
Car owners were further warned about providing easy pickings for thieves by leaving valuables in unlocked vehicles.