Protect yourself from thieves and lock your car doors

By Nikki Henderson |

Published 06/09 2014 12:52PM

Updated 06/09 2014 01:00PM

Texarkana, Arkansas Police want you to remind you to keep the doors locked when you are not inside your vehicle.

On Sunday officers responded to a local gas station in reference to a theft report.

A woman pulled up to the pump, got out of her vehicle and went inside to pre-pay for her gas.  When she returned to her vehicle she realized her purse was missing.

TAPD officers say thieves prey on situations such as this where a theft can easily be committed.  Even if you are leaving your vehicle unattended for just a few minutes, please keep your vehicle locked and prevent yourself from being a victim of a crime.

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