UT police warn students and faculty after string of auto thefts

UT police warn students and faculty after string of auto thefts

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - The University of Tennessee Police Department is warning students and faculty to check their vehicles often after three auto thefts and one attempted auto theft were reported since Friday.

UTPD says the vehicles being targeted appear to be early to mid 2000s models of GMC Sierras and Chevrolet Silverados.

Police say to check your vehicle often to make sure no attempted theft has been made.

Suspicious activity can be reported to UTPD at (865) 974-3114. You can also text the keyword UTPD and an anonymous tip to 847411.

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