York Area Regional Police have been experiencing a substantial increase in the number of burglaries, thefts of vehicles and thefts from vehicles recently in Red Lion Borough and now the surrounding area. These incidents are mainly occurring during the overnight hours but some are also occurring during the daylight hours. These items are being taken from unsecured garages/sheds, parking areas along alleys and parking lots. Some of the items being taken include lawn mowers, motorcycles, power lawn equipment, actual cars/trucks, hand tools, power tools, electronic equipment as well as other items.
Residents are reminded to make sure their vehicle windows are up and the the vehicles are locked. Garages/sheds should be locked with a secure locking mechanism. Motion sensor lights installed over points of entry are always a good idea as well as video or motion detecting cameras. Residents are encouraged to report any suspicous activity right away by calling 911 rather than waiting until sometime later. If it doesn’t seem right to you, it probably isn’t and it should be reported to 911 right away.
Anyone with information about any of these reported incidents are encouraged to call York Area Regional Police at; 717-741-1259.