LPD warns of increase in auto thefts

36 cars have been stolen so far in November, 17 this week.

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lincoln Police are warning Lincoln residents of an increase in auto thefts during the month of November.

Police say, 36 cars have been stolen so far this month, 17 stolen since last Sunday. A total of 55 cars were stolen throughout October.

According to Lincoln Police, 24% of the cars stolen were left running, 28% of the cars were unlocked.

Cars have been stolen in a variety of places, according to LPD:

  • 32% of cars were stolen from apartment complexes
  • 33% of cars were stolen from businesses

Lincoln Police have recovered 60% of the cars stolen in the month of November.

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