State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the attempted theft of a motor vehicle.

Troopers said the incident occurred at the Tremont Nursing Home parking lot in Tremont. Unknown criminals entered the unlocked 1993 Subaru Impreza of Michele Barr, 34, of Minersville, and attempted to steal it, damaging the steering column and ignition. The incident occurred sometime between 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, and 12:45 a.m. on Wednesday.