Police warn of trend targeting people at Johnson County fitness centers | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

LENEXA, Kan. — Lenexa Police are warning people who live in Johnson Co. of a trend they’re seeing at fitness centers – and it’s not one you want to join. 

Cars in fitness center parking lots were broken into twice last week according to Lenexa police. Thieves used the ‘smash and grab’ technique to snatch purses.

“We believe with fitness centers and parks and walking trails ladies do not want to take their purses with them, which is understandable, it’s not a good alternative to leave it in the passenger compartment of your vehicle,” Master Officer Danny Chavez said.

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