Officers from the 104th Precinct are urging residents to not store valuables, money, or any important documents inside gym lockers following a number of grand larcenies that have occurred inside gyms in Ridgewood and Glendale.
Police said multiple grand larcenies have occurred inside Planet Fitness at 329 Wyckoff Ave. in Ridgewood and New York Sports Club at the Shops at Atlas Park.
The perpetrator, or perpetrators, entered the locker rooms at these locations and removed property from the lockers, the 104th Precinct said.
In addition to not storing valuables in lockers, police recommended that anyone using a locker should have a strong padlock with a key to secure it. Officers said residents should not use combination locks to protect their lockers.
The 104th Precinct will be conducting crime prevention initiatives in front of these locations to alert the public.
If you have any information regarding the thefts at these locations, please contact the 104th Detective Squad at (718) 386-3004.