Wesley Chapel – Residents all over the area woke up to their cars being rummaged through and some cars even stolen in Wesley Chapel and Land O’ Lakes area. Locally in Wesley Chapel residents took to social media explaining that numerous cars per street were targeted. The thieves mainly entered vehicles that were left unlocked. Videos posted on local community social media groups show the criminals walking up in driveways and checking door handles on vehicles up and down streets in the middle of the night. They then go inside of those cars left unlocked and steal items. In some cases they even steal the car itself.
According to the various social media reports it looks like several communities in Wesley Chapel including Seven Oaks, Northwood, and others were targeted overnight. The suspects were described as younger males (teens or early 20’s) with hoodies.
Keep your doors locked, watch for suspicious activity at night, and call law enforcement if you see something. The Sheriff’s Office number is 727-847-8102 Opt. 7.
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