Thieves target wheels in Southwest Austin neighborhood

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Police are urging Southwest Austin residents to be on alert following a series of overnight wheel and tire thefts.

Two vehicles in the 10700 block of Walebridge Court, located in the Circle C area, were left on cinder blocks. Police say the thieves left only the lug nuts.

Officers urge citizens to park in well-lit areas, use wheel locks if possible and to call 911 if they see suspicious activity.

If you have any information about these incidents, please call APD Detective Kenneth Nash at 512-974-4417. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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