The cold doesn't stop this town's criminal class. Across the metro thieves are preying upon locals distractic by arctic temperatures.
For instance . . .
There have already been 16 car thefts in Prairie Village this winter season associated with car warm-ups. Prairie Village and other cities like Kansas City, Independence, Overland Park and Shawnee all have ordinances against leaving your car running and unlocked while you're not near it.
Read more as car trouble fear domintes the minds of locals over the bitter chill of this weekend:
KANSAS CITY METRO (KCTV) -- Police are warning people again---even on the chilliest of mornings---not to leave their cars unlocked and running to warm it up. But why does it keep happening? With temperatures so low, waiting for a car to warm up while toasty and warm inside their home may seem worth the risk for some.