MILLBRAE, Calif. -- San Mateo County sheriff's deputies asked Millbrae residents to remain vigilant Friday in light of a string of vehicle-related thefts in the past week.
Sheriff's officials said there have been multiple recent reports of stolen vehicles and thefts of items from vehicles in Millbrae.
Some of the vehicles were left unlocked, sheriff's officials said. Tools were apparently the most frequently stolen item.
Sheriff's officials encourage the public to lock vehicles and remove all items of value from them.
Anyone who notices suspicious activity is asked to immediately call 911 to reach sheriff's deputies working in the Millbrae bureau.
And anyone who has had items stolen should call (650) 259-2300, sheriff's officials said.