The Southbury Police Department sent out a warning to local residents to remind them to never let your vehicle idle unattended, among other tips, after a couple of vehicles were stolen in a series of events that unfolded around town. According to the post on the Official Southbury Police Department Facebook page, Officers were called to the Southbury Post Office at 710 Main Street South, on a report of a stolen vehicle on Wednesday January 6, 2021. The owner of the vehicle called police after it had been stolen, the vehicle was stolen after the owner had left the vehicle running, with the doors unlocked, while they went inside the post office.

The thieves drove the vehicle that they had stolen from the Southbury Post Office to the parking lot of First Steps Daycare, at 1480 Southford Road, where they found a second vehicle, a black 2016 Porche Cayenne, also left running, unlocked, and unattended.

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The thieves abandoned the first vehicle that they had stolen from the Post Office, and took off in the Porsche. Southbury Police have recovered the first vehicle, but not the second, and they are asking that you keep your eye out for a black 2016 Porsche Cayenne, with Connecticut Registration AU71871.

The Southbury PD go on to remind citizens to always shut off your vehicles, and take the keys with you, and lock it. Don't leave valuables in plain sight either. If you do spot the Porsche, you are being asked to contact Officer Markette at 203-264-5912 with any information that you may have. All calls will be kept confidential.