COLUMBIA – Police began an investigation this morning on recent larcenies from vehicles in west Columbia.
A suspicious vehicle was reported early this morning in Valley View subdivision. The vehicle, which was found with stolen property inside, has been towed and secured. The report alerted Columbia police to five suspects who are being interviewed in connection with multiple thefts in west Columbia, said a news release from the Columbia Police Department.
The two adult male suspects and one male juvenile suspect are expected to be arrested, according to the release. The two adult females are expected to be involved as witnesses rather then suspects. Police do not believe the women will be arrested, said the release.
So far, only one resident in the neighborhood where the vehicle was found has reported stolen items from a vehicle.
The investigation is still underway. Anyone who has had items stolen from their car can call the Columbia Police Department at 442-6131.