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Car key burglary

Alert message sent 03/07/2020 08:28:00

Information sent on behalf of West Mids Police


Good morning,

Sometime between 22:00 I/7/2020 and 06:20 2/7/2020 unknown offender/s gained entry to a property on Ridgacre Lane B32 by drilling the locks off a rear UVPC patio door, an untidy search of the property was carried out, a set of car keys to a black VW Polo GTI VRM VO16 WLW were taken, offender/s then made off taking the VW Polo with them.

Please be vigilant, lock and remove keys from front, side and rear doors, place keys in a secure area, ensure alarms are activated, all doors, windows, porches, gates, sheds, garages and fences are secured and any security lights are in good working order, also consider fitting anti snap locks and door and window alarms, fit timing lights and place valuables including vehicle keys in a safe place, you may also want to consider marking your valuables with a DNA security marking pen. Ensure any ladders and tools are secured and cannot be freely moved by any unauthorised person/s.

Ensure all vehicles are locked securely, consider fitting a STEERING LOCK/ IMMOBILISER /TRACKING DEVICE also please ensure all valuables including mobile phones, wallets, handbags, Jackets, sunglasses, cash, bank cards, laptops, tools, dash cams and SAT NAVS are removed from your vehicle, activate the alarm, place keys in a tamper free pouch and keep them in a secure place.

To report a crime in progress ring 999, please report none-emergency incidents or provide any information regarding crimes including any CCTV footage on line and securely by completing an incident report form via the West Midlands Police website or by using the live chat function, you can also call 101
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Clive Dowen (Police,PCSO,Birmingham West Quinton)

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