A 2016 BMW X1, valued at $50,000, was stolen from an Elberta Avenue home sometime Thursday night, according to police. The vehicle was recovered the next day behind a vacant house in the Fair Haven section of New Haven.
Police said the vehicle had been left unlocked and with the keys inside. A purse and other valuables were also left inside the SUV. Personal property was also reported stolen from at least one other unlocked car in the neighborhood that night.