Pittsburgh man says someone used electronic device to unlock his car

Pittsburgh

A number of car thefts have been reported in a Pittsburgh neighborhood.

Pittsburgh police stated eight car thefts occurred in the past month in various neighborhoods.

One victim informed Channel 11 that the thief used a universal fob to get in his car.

“I believe he had a device or a code reader,” stated the victim.

The victim resides in Tyndall Street. He said other neighbors had money and electronics stolen from inside their cars.

He provided a surveillance video from the incident on February 6.

His car was locked and parked in the driveway. But in the video, he stated a mysterious man walked up with a device and had could get inside easily.

“It’s kind of scary,” he stated. “You see it on the news all the time but never think it’s going to happen to you until it does.”

Pittsburgh police said they are probing the thefts but so far, no arrests have taken place.

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