BX residents say vandals are stealing side view mirrors

THE BRONX - More than a dozen Bronx drivers are looking over their shoulders due to some recent car vandalism.Bronx residents say vandals are targeting one block, stealing more than a dozen side view mirrors.Neighbors say the thieves, who work overnight, mostly target luxury vehicles, but no car is safe. One driver says she closes her mirrors at night. Another is using duct tape as a resistance to the sticky fingers trying to take his mirrors.One woman says dealing with car insurance companies and car repair shops is no small task. Plus, she says it's costly to pay for a new mirror and the manual labor to reinstall it.Another neighbor, whose car has been spared, says he thinks this crime is a sign of the times.Police say they're looking into at least two criminal complaints.

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