Protect your things: keep your car doors locked

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Consider this your reminder to lock your car doors.

Just under a dozen people have recently reported items stolen from their vehicles. According to the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, all of the cars were unlocked.

Officials said the thefts happened on Pineview and Clearview Drive on New Year's Day, and things like iPods, money and jewelry were reported missing.

The sheriff's office is urging Southport residents, specifically in the Dutch Acres community, to lock their car doors.

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