Three people reported portable GPS units were strolen from their vehicles during visits to Watchung Square Mall in recent weeks.
The first report was made May 13, when a Green Brook resident reported the theft of a GPS, valued at $120, from a 2003 Honda Element parked at the as the victim shopped between 2:20 p.m. and 2:40 p.m.
The following day, a Mount Pocono, Pa., resident fell victim while shopping at the between 5:50 p.m. and 6 p.m. The GPS unit, valued at $200, was taken from a silver 2007 Toyota sedan.
A third incident was reported May 17, when a Scotch Plains resident reported someone stole a Garmin GPS, valued at $500, from his 2006 Subaru wagon between 9 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. while parked at the Home Depot.
The reports did not note if the vehicles were locked at time of the thefts. Police are investigating the thefts