Thefts from cars up by 95 per cent

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Towcester’s highest ranking police officer is reminding motorists of simple security steps following more than 80 thefts from vehicles in south Northants over the past two months

Inspector Helen Pritchett is telling district car owners to remove all valuables from their vehicles after the number of thefts from cars almost doubled compared to the same time last year.

A total of 82 incidents where items have been removed from parked vehicles across the district have been reported to police during the past eight weeks – a 95 per cent increase compared to the same period last year.


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