Burlington, WA – Burlington Officers responded to the 200 block of Cascade Mall Drive around 11:52 p.m. on January 10th, 2020 for a reported vehicle prowl.
Officers remind citizens the following tips on Preventing Car Prowls: In less than a minute, an experienced car prowler can break into a parked vehicle.
*Do not leave any valuables in plain sight.
*Remove or hide anything that a car prowler might mistake as something worth stealing.
*If valuables must be left behind, hide them out of sight several blocks away before parking.
*Disable internal trunk releases per your owner’s instruction manual.
*Audible alarms or other theft deterrent devices can be effective.
*Remote controls for garages should never be left inside parked vehicles.
Video Courtesy of the Seattle Police Department