Three Moncton men and a teenage boy were arrested overnight in connection with a number of thefts from vehicles in the Mount Pleasant area of Moncton.

RCMP

Around 3:15 a.m. on Thursday, October 8, Codiac Regional RCMP responded to a complaint of people seen breaking into vehicles. Three suspects, a 49-year-old man, a 20-year-old man, and a 15-year-old boy were arrested, said police.

Shortly after, police said, they also arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with thefts from vehicles. It is not known yet whether he is connected to the other three suspects.

The 49 and 20 year old men have been released and are scheduled to appear in court in December. The teenage boy appeared in court on October 8. The 25-year-old man remains in police custody.

Codiac RCMP have been investigating a large number of thefts from vehicles throughout the Greater Moncton area over the past few months. Three other arrests were previously made in connection with thefts and damage to vehicles.

Police continue to ask residents to do the following to help protect themselves against this type of crime:

-  Lock your vehicles

-  Remove all valuables including electronics, loose change and personal items

-  Pay attention, particularly at night, to anyone suspicious in your neighbourhood and call police immediately at 857-2400 if you see something.

Anyone who may have information or witnessed suspicious activity is asked to call the Codiac Regional RCMP at 506-857-2400. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at www.crimenb.ca, 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637).