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Vehicle Crime in Brownhills and Pelsall Area

Alert message sent 23/02/2021 09:34:00

Information sent on behalf of West Mids Police

There have been numerous incidents of Vehicle crime reported to us from the Brownhills/Pelsall area in the last few weeks.

These have occured where unknown offenders have stolen secure vehicles that are keyless cars where they are using devices to copy the key codes. We advise to invest to have your key in a key blocker where it cannot be copied. There will be links below on advise surround this.

Other incidents are where unknown offenders have gained access to properties to get the car keys to steal the vehicles, please ensure your windows and doors are locked and keys are not in a visible place.

Please ensure your vehicle is secure, remove valuables when parked and unattended. Consider the use of additional security measures such as steering and or gear lever locks, as well as alarms and immobilisers.

Additional measures for vans include the fitting of slam locks, dead locks & can lock protections plates. (Details can be found on line by searching ''Van security''.

Any other advice regarding crime prevention or security you can visit the West Midlands Police website and go onto Crime-Prevention.
Otherwise you can contact The Watch Hub which is normally based in Pelsall Village Centre however due to covid are working remotely.
You can still email them on (href="mailto:thewatchcsh@gmail.com" target="_blank">thewatchcsh@gmail.com) and speak to Edwin for any crime prevention advice or to purchase security items.

Stay Safe!
Brownhills Neighbour Hood Team.

Message sent by
Sarah Bennington (Police , Community Support Officer, Walsall NPU, Brownhills)
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