7 license plates stolen in Suffolk

License plates were missing from this car after the thefts Monday night into Tuesday morning. (WAVY/Liz Palka)

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Someone is stealing license plates in downtown Suffolk.

Seven plates were stolen from Monday night to Tuesday morning – most came from the Riverside neighborhood, according to officers.

Robert Neumann realized his rear plates were missing when he got home from work, and then he saw his wife’s plates were missing too.

“It just seems like they went right here,” he said. “They were able had access to plates. quick. Two screws each and boom they’re gone.”

Police are still investigating. Authorities have put all the plates into state and nationwide databases.

The thefts came just a day after 30 golf carts close to the same area were vandalized. 

“Due to the proximity of some of these locations, they are possibly related,” said Suffolk media director Diana Klink.

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