Car Tires And Rims Stolen From Commuters' Cars In Prince William Co.

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    Commuters in Prince William County have returned to find the tires and rims on their vehicles removed.

    Prince William County police say several commuters have returned to their cars this month to find that the tires and rims have been stolen from their vehicles.

    The most recent thefts were discovered at a commuter parking lot in Dumfries Thursday night.

    Police say one car had been stripped of all tires, while one tire was missing from a second car. Another tire had been removed, but not taken.

    Earlier this month, at least eight tires and four rims were taken from two cars at the Virginia Railway Express garage in Woodbridge.

    Police have beefed up patrols at commuter lots. A VRE spokesman says police are doing a good job maintaining a presence but unfortunately can't be there all the time.

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