Over the last couple of days, the Delaware State Police have seen an increase in thefts from vehicles at a dozen locations in the Clearbrooke and Lake Shore developments, south of Bridgeville.

Police have learned that an undetermined number of suspects entered about a dozen different vehicles, stealing items ranging from purses to electronic devices, as well as U.S. currency. In most of these cases, the vehicles were parked in the victims' driveways and were unsecured.

The Delaware State Police urge people to utilize the following tips:

Lock your car doors and roll up you windows Do not leave valuables inside your vehicle Leave outdoor lights on in the driveway or have security lighting installed Report any suspicious activity to 9-1-1 immediately

If anyone has any information on these incidents or the suspect(s), they are asked to contact Troop 5 at 302-337-1090. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP."