Unlocked cars were recently broken into in Newport Beach, police reported.
The incidents occurred between Saturday, Sept. 29 and Sunday, Sept. 30.
• A thief went into a unlocked car parked in the 20300 block of Cypress Street. Police say a purse was stolen.
• Police say a thief rummaged through another unlocked car parked in the 20300 block of Cypress Street and took items left on the victim's dashboard.
• A laptop was stolen from an unlocked car parked in the 2300 block of Orchard Drive.
Vehicle Safety Tips:
- Take valuables out: Remove all valuable from plain sight or hide them before arriving at your destination.
- Lock your vehicle: Verify your vehicle is securely locked before leaving the area.
- Close your windows: An open window or sunroof allows for quick entry into your vehicle by a thief – Always check that they are completely shut before leaving your vehicle.