BMW Stolen From 7-Eleven Lot in West Caldwell, Police Say
Driver apparently left the car running in the parking lot while he went inside early Friday.
A 20-year-old Fairfield resident's car was stolen Friday morning in West Caldwell after he apparently left it running in the 7-Eleven parking lot, police said.
The victim parked his 2008 BMW in the lot and left it running while he went into the Bloomfield Avenue convenience store at 12:30 a.m., police said.
When he left the store, the car was gone.
The incident is under investigation.
West Caldwell police were investigating a similar incident a few weeks ago in which a Lexus left warming up on a Sunnie Terrace driveway was reported stolen.
There have been a number of thefts involving cars left warming up in the Caldwells this winter.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the West Caldwell Police Department at 973-226-4114.