Ipswich Police are reminding all residents and car owners to be vigilant with their security following recent vehicle thefts in the area.
Between 3 January, and 6 January, six vehicles were reported to police as stolen, with four of the vehicles either left unlocked or with the keys in the ignition.
About 4pm on 4 January, a vehicle parked in the driveway of a Cross Street, Goodna address was stolen after it was left running to recharge the battery.
About 1am on 5 January, a vehicle was stolen from the breezeway of a West Ipswich service station after the owner left the keys in the ignition while paying for fuel.
About 9.30am on 5 January, a vehicle left in a car park in Brassall was stolen after the keys were left in the ignition. On this occasion, a man was seen entering the vehicle and driving off.
Sometime between 2 January and 5 January, a vehicle was stolen from a private address in Mount Alford after the keys were left inside the vehicle.
These thefts were the result of opportunistic crime and to date, two vehicles have been recovered.