Three minors were arrested after they were suspected of stealing property from multiple vehicles in the southwest area of Livermore Sunday morning, according to the Livermore Police Department.
Police officers noticed vehicle doors opened in the area at around 6 a.m. Around the same time, dispatch started receiving calls that a young man was acting strangely in the area, knocking on doors and and trying to open vehicle doors.
After searching the area, officers found a 16-year-old male on the 100 block of El Caminito. He tried to evade officers but was quickly apprehended. In his possession was property from vehicles in the neighborhood, police said.
Two other minors were also arrested for petty theft and all three were released to their parents or guardians.
Officers spent several hours contacting residents whose unlocked vehicles had been entered and most stated nothing was missing from their vehicles.
Livermore Police wanted to remind the community to always secure vehicles when unattended, don't leave valuables in vehicles, and calling the police department when suspicious persons are seen.