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'Bait Cars" Snatch Would-Be Thieves

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     Police in Ohio are getting creative to keep thieves at bay over the holiday shopping season with "bait cars."
     "Bait cars" are cars that are equipped with video cameras, and are closely watched by police.
     They are unlocked, and there is usually something expensive, sitting on the seat, in plain view of passers-by.
     A live feed of the inside video is sent to police that are usually right nearby, ready to make an arrest.
     The bait cars are on their way to law enforcement agencies around Ohio.