Police: Driver's car stolen while making delivery in Darien

Darien Police are investigating the thefts of two vehicles in the past week.

Darien Police are investigating the thefts of two vehicles in the past week.

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DARIEN — Police are investigating the thefts of two vehicles — one belonging to a delivery driver who was on the job — in the past week.

A delivery driver reported his 2015 Honda Pilot stolen while parked on Mansfield Avenue on Saturday, according to police. The victim told officers his vehicle was stolen within a 10-minute window just prior to calling police at around 6:50 p.m.

Police said the driver stated he left the vehicle unlocked and running on the side of Mansfield Avenue while delivering items for a local business.

A Post Road resident reported that someone stole their 2015 Cadillac Escalade from their driveway at some point overnight between July 22 and 23, according to police. The vehicle had been left unlocked with the keys inside.

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