Suspect in Olean stealing from unlocked cars in the middle of the night

Posted at 10:31 AM, Jan 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-04 10:31:15-05

Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office and New York State Police are investigating several thefts from unlocked cars in the Dugan Road area of the Town of Olean.

Authorities say an unknown individual is targeting unlocked vehicles in the middle of the night, stealing purses and wallets.

The Sheriff's Office advises people to report suspicious activity and keep their cars locked.

The investigation is ongoing.