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House burglary results in car theft

Date: 28/02/2013 14:16:05
Category: Car tracking
Author: Lauren Sutton

A car has been stolen during a house burglary in Consett, according to thenorthernecho.co.uk. Intruders took the keys from inside a house in Consett during a burglary.

Intruders took the keys of a black Nissan Qashqai parked on the driveway from inside the house. Police are appealing for information regarding the crime which occurred at a house in Fairview Drive, Medomsley Edge.

Detective Constable Kirsty Malone from Consett Local Priority Crime Team said: "We are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen the burglary taking place or anyone who may have information about the stolen car."

The missing vehicle could have benefitted from having a car tracker fitted to enable its recovery. According to axainsurance.com the majority of cars stolen within the UK are never recovered, further showing the need for tracking systems to be installed into vehicles.

Keyless technology is becoming increasingly popular in the car industry, with Ford recently demonstrating a smartphone app that allows users to open and start the car, as well as pre-set the temperature inside. Security issues have been raised with this technology as people worry about how to prevent their cars from being stolen.

Detective Constable Kirsty Malone reiterated the importance of people taking steps to try and prevent car thefts: "I would like to stress to homeowners to keep their property secure and their car keys out of sight and away from open doors and windows."

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