Police warn about theft of cars left running

Police are warning people not to leave their cars running unattended to warm up. Stamford police say a man turned his car on Sunday night

Stamford police say a man turned his car on Sunday night to warm it up, did not lock it, and then went back inside for a few minutes as the car was stolen.

Stamford police say a man turned his car on Sunday night to warm it up, did not lock it, and then went back inside for a few minutes as the car was stolen. (2/16/16)

STAMFORD - Police are warning people not to leave their cars running unattended to warm up.

Stamford police say a man turned his car on Sunday night to warm it up, did not lock it, and then went back inside for a few minutes as the car was stolen.

Luckily, officers found the man's car yesterday afternoon just a couple blocks away.

Police say they have responded to a few other similar car thefts in the last couple weeks. 

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