With the rise in gas prices comes a rise in desperation as gas thieves have been targeting residents in Flint late at night. 

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Flint resident Janice Bochard was on NBC25 and she talked to the news team about how her car was targeted.

Janice Bouchard said she was driving her SUV when the empty light appeared on her dashboard. Bouchard said she was shocked because her boyfriend had filled up her gas tank the day before. Source:NBC25.com

I can't think of anything more annoying than waking up to an empty tank. I go out of my way and at the end of the day to put gas in my car just so I don't have to in the morning. And now you're telling me that I have to be ready to beat somebody up for trying to steal my gas? I have no respect for thieves, but they do exist and in Flint, there's a lot of them.

A good way to protect yourself is to try using a locking cap for your gas tank. These locking caps are awesome! They usually come with a small key to add to your collection and will keep any wanna-be thieves away from that delicious gasoline. You can find a huge selection of them on Amazon by clicking here.

Another tip would be to park your car in a well-lit area or if you have a garage it's time to stop being lazy and park your car inside. People are very desperate right now and your car could be next.


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