Stolen vehicle found; keys in vehicles an issue

A vehicle reported stolen Monday morning has been located in a neighboring county.

It was abandoned and police have no suspects in the case.

Thd black 1999 GMC Jimmy SUV was stolen from the area of 7th and Anderson streets between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m

This is the most recent of several vehicle thefts the Jasper Police Department has investigated. According to Chief Nathan Schmitt, the keys had been left in the vehicles in all these cases.

The department issued a reminder to the public to remove keys and lock the doors of their vehicles when parked.

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