Police are cautioning drivers to beware at the pump, NBC's "Today" show reports.
Surveillance cameras around the country are revealing what police call “sliders”: thieves stealing from women who leave their purses in the car while they pump gas.
The suspects sneak through the passenger side of the car, targeting potential victims who leave items on the front seat.
"Today" national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen reports how to protect yourself from “sliders.”
In short: lock your doors and roll up any windows.