Police warn drivers not to leave vehicles running & unattended

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- A Wind Chill Warning is in effect, and bitterly cold, dangerous temperatures have taken over -- and Milwaukee police are warning drivers who choose to leave their cars running unattended.

Milwaukee police say seven vehicles left running with keys in the ignition were stolen in Milwaukee this weekend.

Police say leaving your vehicle running while unattended can make you a victim of auto theft.

Police say there are a few simple steps you can take to reduce the risk of losing your car to an opportunistic thief: