Nelson police warning about auto theft

Three vehicles have recently been stolen in the Nelson area

The Nelson Police Department is warning residents to keep their vehicles locked up.

In a statement Friday, the police said three vehicles have been recently stolen in the Nelson area.

“In these incidents, vehicles have either been left running and unlocked due to the recent cold weather or vehicles have been left unlocked with the vehicle keys inside,” read the statement.

Two of the vehicles have since been recovered and returned to the owners.

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