The Vincennes Police Department (VPD) has issued a statement regarding a significant rise in vehicle thefts across the city. Over the past week, numerous neighborhoods have experienced break-ins and thefts. The department urges all citizens to secure their vehicles by locking them when left unattended. Additionally, the VPD recommends taking valuable items indoors or keeping them out of sight, minimizing the temptation for potential thieves. Community members are encouraged to report any suspicious activities or individuals they encounter. For non-emergencies, contact the VPD’s dedicated line at 812-882-1630, while emergencies should be reported directly to 911. When making a report, providing a detailed description of any suspicious individuals will greatly assist responding officers.