(KMOV.com) -- More than $1,000 in items is in the hands of thieves Thursday night.
Police in Ladue say it’s all thanks to drivers leaving their cars unlocked.
In some cases, the car windows were down. The thefts happened about a week ago long Fleetwood Drive and the 400 block of Barnes Road.
Police remind residents to not invite criminals by leaving personal items out and their vehicle unlocked.