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Latest YMCA Locker Room Theft: $100

In the latest theft reported from the Darien Y men's locker room, a man lost $100 in cash.

A total of $100 in cash was stolen in a theft out of a gym bag on Tuesday, April 24, at the Darien YMCA men's locker room.

It was the latest of several thefts from the locker room at the Y, located at 2420 Post Rd.

When the victim changed into gym clothes, he put his wallet into his gym bag and the gym bag under a bench in the locker room. The theft occurred sometime between 5:30 and 6:50 p.m.

The thief left the victim's wallet behind.

These other thefts from the locker room have been reported to police in the past year:

  • April 14, when a $20 bill from the pocket of a pair of pants left an unlocked locker.
  • Feb. 16, between 5:30 and 6:45 p.m., a Stamford man he put in an unlocked locker. The victim lost $450, he told police.
  • June 1, 2011, a man reported his when he left his clothing in an unlocked locker for 40 minutes.

Editor's note: The wording was slightly changed in this article, and the day of the theft was added at 9:31 a.m.

Rich May 02, 2012 at 12:13 PM
When will people learn that they cannot leave their belongings in an unlocked locker, or car for that matter?
David Gurliacci May 02, 2012 at 01:29 PM
My guess is that the people who read local news are locking their cars, because they see the reports and are aware of the risk. If readers would mention these reports to other people they know who may not be aware of them, I think a lot of these thefts would be prevented.

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