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Police: Unlocked $51,000 Car Goes Missing In Fairfield

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FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Thieves made off with a $51,000 car that was left unlocked with the keys inside on Riverside Drive, police said.

The victim told police the 2015 Mercedes C300 was stolen between 11:30 p.m. July 23 and 8 a.m. July 24.

It contained his wallet and credit cards, one of which was used to rack up a $30 bill at a Waterbury McDonald’s, police said.

In related news, a bike thief used a stolen credit card for $165 in purchases in several stores last weekend, police said.

A man renting a Fairfield Beach Road home called police Saturday to report his bike and tool bag were stolen off the back porch sometime overnight.

The bike, a 28-inch specialized Hard Rock model valued at $300 to $500, had bright green handle grips, a white water bottle and a tool bag containing the man's wallet, police said.

One of his credit cards was used to make purchases at Rite Aid, Sunoco, Wallgreens, Citgo and Seaside Grocery LLC, police said.

Police are investigating.

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