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Theft from motor vehicles

Alert message sent 17/10/2019 21:24:00

Information sent on behalf of Devon and Cornwall Police

We have seen an increase in Theft from Motor Vehicles.

It only takes seconds for a thief to take valuables from your vehicle. Empty your vehicle before someone else does.

Lock your vehicle at all times.
Close windows and doors.
Remove all valuables: satnav and cradle, tools, iPod, mobiles and money.
Park your vehicle in a safe and well-lit area. Use secure carparks.
Deter thieves with a sign
Property mark your possessions.
For additional advice on securing your van and tools visit: https://www.dc.police.uk/toolsatrisk

It only takes seconds to secure your valuables. Remove them or lose them. 

We have also seen a few instances of theft of Catalytic Converters, one make possibly being targeted includes the older model Honda Jazz. Please park your vehicle in a well-lit or secure area, with CCTV coverage if possible.

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Will Malcolm (Police, PCSO, Exeter)

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