Scooter Thefts Rise in Area South of Two Sarasota Colleges

Sarasota Police are investigating numerous scooter thefts between January and April 2013 in the area south of USF Sarasota-Manatee and New College of Florida. Investigators say the most of the thefts have occurred in the residential areas east of N. Tamiami Trail, between 18th Street and Mecca Drive, during the morning hours when the scooters or mopeds have been parked in front of homes.

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