Portage la Prairie RCMP are once again reminding residents to lock their car doors and to not leave any valuables in plain sight after a theft was reported earlier this month.

On August 17th, just before 6 p.m., officers were called to 11th Street SW after a purse was reported missing from the unlocked vehicle. The purse was found a short distance away, but all the important contents were missing. 

Police say these crimes of opportunity are preventable and they urge you to not put yourself in the same situation. If you have any information on this crime, please call the RCMP at 204-857-4445.


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