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Police: Wallet, Cell Phone Taken From Unlocked Car

The total value of the items taken was $650, police said.

Valuable items were stolen from an unlocked car on Tuesday afternoon, East Pikeland Police said.

The car was parked in the Redner's lot on Schuylkill Road. Sometime between 3:50 and 4:05 p.m., someone opened the unlocked car and took a wallet and cell phone, police said.

The total value of the items taken was $650, police said.


KPez June 06, 2014 at 08:28 AM
That's too bad. Sounds like someone was forgetful or distracted. Usually people take their wallet in the store with them.
KPez June 06, 2014 at 08:36 AM
Yes, sometimes the police do nothing. Someone once got a my credit card number and hacked an online account I had with a store and tried to charge thousands of dollars in merchandise. The person switched all the info on the account, but somehow the store sent me one more email, and I saw the email that the account had been switched to. My husband, being a "computer" person was able to trace who owned the account/domain that it belonged to. I called the police with the persons name and address in NYC. I was told they could do nothing because it was not their jurisdiction. I was also told that because credit cards often cover the charges when theft of a credit card number happens, it's not worth their time.
Ned June 06, 2014 at 09:31 AM
When my car was stolen I asked the police if they would take fingerprints of the steering wheel and they laughed.
Barbara J. Hein June 10, 2014 at 01:40 PM
Okay so why does the Headline make it sound like the crime committed was an UNLOCKED car!!?? It's my damn car so why don't the thugs and punks stay the hell away from MY car!! The crime is the thugs and punks STOLE something out of MY CAR!! the victim is the one who lost the possessions not the damn thieves!!! Why is it in this damn country anymore the the victim ends up being the criminal!!???
harryfinster June 11, 2014 at 12:03 AM
anybody dumb enough to not lock their car in phoenixville area deserves to be robbed by the local low life which are abundant

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