Police in Ridge Meadows, British Columbia, are warning people that thieves are targeting RV and boat batteries, the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Times reported.

Whether it’s a motorhome, fifth-wheel trailer, or boat, the batteries stored in these vehicles need to be safeguarded, said Ridge Meadows Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Cpl. Alanna Dunlop.

“Ridge Meadows RCMP have noted a number of RV batteries being reported stolen over the last month, many from recreational vehicles parked in the owner’s driveways,” she explained.

“Police have not been able to identify the suspects yet and/or determine the location and use of the stolen batteries,” she said.

But she advised owners to take the necessary precautions.

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