South Bend Police are reminding residents to lock their car doors.
Investigators say there have been as many as 8 vehicle break-ins and thefts in the northeast part of South Bend within the last 6 weeks.
In each of the cases, the vehicles were left unlocked. Police describe the suspect as a black male, between 30-40 years old, around 5′-5″ to 5’7″ tall with a slim build and was seen driving a silver sedan.
Anybody with information is asked to contact Michiana Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP or 800-342-STOP or the South Bend Police Department Investigative Bureau at 574-235-9263.