Benz Tires, Rims Targeted Nearby

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A map of spots hit by tire and rim robberies. Photo courtesy of NCPD
A map of spots hit by tire and rim larcenies.
Photo courtesy of NCPD

Nassau County officials are advising the public of an ongoing series of larcenies involving tires and rims being removed from 2014 and 2015 Mercedes-Benz vehicles, with one incident occurring in Roslyn Heights and Albertson. These thefts are occurring throughout the county, police said.

“We are asking residents to be diligent and if they see persons in their neighborhoods acting suspiciously, to please call 911,” Acting Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter said. “Residents need to be diligent and if they see persons in their neighborhoods acting suspiciously, to please call 911.”

The police department is actively investigating these incidents and is employing all available resources to locate and arrest those responsible for these larcenies.

Tips For Securing Wheels
•Use wheel locks on your vehicle.

•Park in well lit areas. If you park in a driveway, consider using motion detector lights.

•A car alarm with motion sensors will alert you when someone is attempting to tamper with your vehicle. Security cameras on homes can act as a deterrent to thieves.

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