LVMPD: Be wary of groups who try to get drivers out of vehicle in order to steal items
LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) —
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Spring Valley Area Command released a crime alert notice to advise or criminal activity that may affect you or your community.
Police say a recent crime trend has been discovered where suspects attempt to get a driver to exit their vehicle. The suspect lead victims to believe they have a flat tire or the victim scratched their car etc. When the victims exit their car to speak to the suspect or view any potential damage, the suspects distract the victim while another suspect from their party takes valuables from the vehicle.
If you see any suspicious activity, police are asking to be a good witness and call 311 for a non-emergency and 911 if there is a life threatening emergency. If you have any information on these crimes, you can remain anonymous by called Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.