Cameras catch man stealing car keys, money from Yorktown gym

Posted at 1:28 PM, Jun 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-28 17:33:22-04

YORKTOWN, Va. – A man’s work out ended in a police report.

According to the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Department, on June 13, a man went into the Victory Family YMCA in Yorktown and stole someone's car keys.

The sheriff’s department tells News 3, the man explained to the person at the front desk that he left something in the locker room. After getting the keys, the man is seen on surveillance video going to the victim's car and rummaging through it.

According to the sheriff’s department, the man stole money from the car before running away.

Members at the YMCA say they were surprised and disturbed by the news, but the sheriff's department says this may not be the first time it has happened.

Similar reports have been filed recently, but the sheriff's department says nothing was taken.

Investigator Williams with the sheriff's department posted the surveillance video online in hopes of finding the person responsible and reminding the public to take precautionary measures to protect their belongings. The sheriff's department suggests keeping your items with you while at the gym or making sure they are secured with a lock in the locker room.