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Theft from Vehicle.

13th January 2013 Police Alerts, Update & Messages. 0 Comments

Dear Residents

Between 11/01/2013 and 12/01/2013 a vehicle was left unlocked on a driveway on Kennedy Drive Stapleford and was entered and a number of items removed. If you may have seen anything please can you contact myself.

Nottinghamshire Police are taking action to reduce vehicle crime even more, and you can help:

Don’t leave items on display, remove valuables and wipe away sat nav marks
Always lock your vehicle, and don’t forget the boot and windows
When you’re out and about, always try and park in a secure attended car park, or use one that’s been awarded the Park Mark® status by the British Car Park Association. Find out more at www.saferparking.com
·        When parking at home, use your garage if you have one and lock garden gates. If you park on the street, try to leave your car in a well-lit area or near a CCTV camera don’t leave you car unlocked just because it’s on your drive!
·        Fit an immobiliser or an alarm, and use a steering lock to deter criminals. Get more information about these devices by calling the Vehicle Security National Helpline on 0870 5502006 or the Sold Secure Helpline on 01327 264687
Consider buying anti-theft screws for your number plate and attach lockable wheel nuts to help prevent wheels from being stolen
Have your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) etched on windows, windscreens and headlamps
Keep serial numbers for electrical items such as CD changers or sat navs, and mark them with your vehicle registration number. This will help the police return items to you if they’re stolen and later recovered.

If you would like further advice, call Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or visit www.nottinghamshire.police.uk. If a crime is in progress, dial 999. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If you see anything suspicious please report it by calling the above telephone number.

Message sent by
Andy Freeman (Police, PCSO 8043, Stapleford North, Stapleford South East, Stapleford South West, Trowell & Bramcote (Broxtowe South)

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