LINCOLN, Neb. – Police are investigating after more than $2,000 was stolen out of an unlocked vehicle earlier this month.
Lincoln Police said a 55-year-old woman left her 2017 Ford Explorer unlocked on Dec. 19 in the 1700 Block of S 23rd street.
The woman’s purse was concealed in the back seat, and her phone was in center console.
The thief was able to find the purse, and steal the nearly $2,000 of cash inside.
The purse and the cell phone was taken, resulting in a total loss of roughly $2,800.
The vehicles key FOB was also in the victim’s purse, but the thief did not steal the Ford Explorer.