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Police warn of tire and rim thefts

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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Toledo and Sylvania Township Police have recently received reports of tires and rims being stolen off of cars.

Toledo Police recently made two arrests for wheel thefts, but say the problem persists.

Police say the thieves are jacking up cars and taking the rims and tires right off of them.

Christopher Draper and Israel Young were arrested for similar crimes last month. Police say one of the two men is now out of jail, and could be responsible for the more recent thefts.

"I think at least one of these individuals is back out of jail right now awaiting his court date so, but we are looking into everything, it has slowed down considerably here," said Toledo Police Sgt. Joe Heffernan.

Police say the best way to avoid becoming a victim is to park in a garage. If you see or hear anything out of the ordinary, report it to police.

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