Brandeis University's campus police are warning students to lock their car doors after a spate of vehicle burglaries this month.
Ed Callahan, director of public safety on campus, said that GPS systems and cash were stolen from four different cars in on-campus parking lots near the admissions building over the Oct. 13-14 weekend.
Most of the cars were left unlocked, some with GPS systems still holstered to the windshield, but one vehicle broken into forcibly, Callahan said.
He said that this is the first slew of criminal activity on campus this year.
"Every so often, different parts of the city are victimized for GPS systems, but it’s unique for Brandeis," he said, noting that the university sent out an alert to students after the incidents.
Callahan said he urges students to lock their car doors, and to keep pricey electronics like GPS systems out of sight.
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