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Local Southfields councillors Paul Mercer and Ted Parton have warned residents in Southfields Ward to be more aware of car crime in the area. Although police crime statistics (see below) suggest that reports on vehicle crime in the ward is staying at a relatively constant level anecdotal evidence suggests that for more minor offences being committed which are not being reported to the police. “We have been contacted by residents in streets which are used as routes to and from the centre of town who have suggested that items have been removed from cars which have been left open”, Paul commented. “Fortunately reports about cars being stolen in the area is relatively low”, added Ted, “but that is not a reason for residents to be complacent about the need to ensure that car keys are not left in homes in places where they can be easily found”. Leicestershire Police takes vehicle crime seriously and understand the effects of such crime can be distressing and cause a lot of inconvenience for the owner. The more security you are able put in and around your vehicle, the less attractive it will be to thieves. Always look for products recommended by Hatcham or Sold Secure, as these meet certain attack test standards. Consider adopting some of the following security measures in order to try to reduce your likelihood of becoming a victim of future crime. Protect your vehicle. Don’t give thieves an easy ride. leave it on show expect it to go! always remove valuables from your vehicle remove sat nav’s including the support cradle and cables. Wipe away any suction pad marks do not leave tools in vans overnight make sure that doors are locked, windows are closed and keys are removed when you leave the car, even if it’s only for a moment on icy mornings, never leave your vehicle unattended with the engine running park your vehicle in a well-lit spot that is visible to others, or covered by CCTV if you have a garage, use it. Always lock your vehicle and garage consider fitting a metal cage to your catalytic convertor or have it etched register any vehicle equipment such as CD players, in-car DVD payers, and sat navs, for free with immobilise.com #leaveitonshow leaflet
Published and promoted by Paul Mercer, 58A Wards End, Loughborough LE11 3HB
This site only uses cookies in order to collect anonymous usage data for Google Analytics and StatCounter. By using this site we assume that you are happy to receive cookies.
Local Southfields councillors Paul Mercer and Ted Parton have warned residents in Southfields Ward to be more aware of car crime in the area. Although police crime statistics (see below) suggest that reports on vehicle crime in the ward is staying at a relatively constant level anecdotal evidence suggests that for more minor offences being committed which are not being reported to the police. “We have been contacted by residents in streets which are used as routes to and from the centre of town who have suggested that items have been removed from cars which have been left open”, Paul commented. “Fortunately reports about cars being stolen in the area is relatively low”, added Ted, “but that is not a reason for residents to be complacent about the need to ensure that car keys are not left in homes in places where they can be easily found”. Leicestershire Police takes vehicle crime seriously and understand the effects of such crime can be distressing and cause a lot of inconvenience for the owner. The more security you are able put in and around your vehicle, the less attractive it will be to thieves. Always look for products recommended by Hatcham or Sold Secure, as these meet certain attack test standards. Consider adopting some of the following security measures in order to try to reduce your likelihood of becoming a victim of future crime. Protect your vehicle. Don’t give thieves an easy ride. leave it on show expect it to go! always remove valuables from your vehicle remove sat nav’s including the support cradle and cables. Wipe away any suction pad marks do not leave tools in vans overnight make sure that doors are locked, windows are closed and keys are removed when you leave the car, even if it’s only for a moment on icy mornings, never leave your vehicle unattended with the engine running park your vehicle in a well-lit spot that is visible to others, or covered by CCTV if you have a garage, use it. Always lock your vehicle and garage consider fitting a metal cage to your catalytic convertor or have it etched register any vehicle equipment such as CD players, in-car DVD payers, and sat navs, for free with immobilise.com #leaveitonshow leaflet