MILWAUKEE -- We're in for a bitterly cold start to the work week -- and that has Milwaukee police issuing a reminder.
The Milwaukee Police Department tweeted the following message on Sunday, January 10th:
Police say a vehicle with the keys inside provides an opportunity for thieves -- and we have seen a number of thefts of vehicles in recent weeks and months in and around Milwaukee.
Peak hours for these thefts are between 4:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.
Police suggest using a remote starter or getting a club to the lock the wheel instead.
Milwaukee police say there are about ten cars typically targeted for thefts. The model years are usually 2006 and older. Topping the list -- the Dodge Caravan model 2006 and older.
CLICK HERE for tips on starting your vehicle in sub-zero weather via Cars.com.
CLICK HERE for tips on preparing your car for winter via the CDC.
CLICK HERE for tips on winterizing your vehicle via the DMV.org.