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Police: More than 50 cars stolen in St. Louis while idle and warming up

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(KMOV.com) – More than 50 cars have been stolen in 2016 in St. Louis City while they were idle and warming up, police said.

Authorities told News 4 most of the thefts have occurred in south St. Louis and are warning people to not start their cars and then walk away in an effort to warm it up.

If a driver leaves his or her car running idle, officers can write a ticket, police said.

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