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Thames Valley Police issues warning to motorists after string of thefts

Date: 15/01/2013 17:02:40
Category: Car tracking
Author: Joe Elvin

Milton Keynes residents have been warned to take better care of their cars, following a string of catalytic converter thefts in the area.

Thames Valley Police received four complaints about thefts of the devices last weekend. All four residents claimed that the car was parked on their driveway when the thieves struck.

A spokesperson from the local police department urged motorists to leave their cars in garages if possible. Of course, this is no comfort to worried residents without garages. A lot of motorists worried about car or van security choose to invest in vehicle tracking solutions to help catch thieves.

In an interview with aboutmyarea.co.uk, local detective inspector Suzette Allcorn admitted that there were few safe places to leave a vehicle unattended.

She said: "Industrial estates, car parks and new car forecourts are also some of the places that are being targeted, where the more appealing vehicles are parked overnight."

Mk-news.co.uk report that Thames Valley Police is actively searching for the thieves. Catalytic converters have a reasonable sell-on value so they are very attractive to criminals.

"We are working tirelessly to locate any offenders, arrest them and take them to court. All investigative opportunities are being taken and all potential leads are being followed up," Allcorn concluded.

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