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14 incidents of criminal damage and thefts from cars in south Norfolk are linked, police believe

Police warn motorists to be vigilant. Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography
Police warn motorists to be vigilant. Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography

Police are urging motorists to be vigilant following a number of criminal damage and thefts from motor vehicles in South Norfolk.

A total of 14 vehicles were targeted between Tuesday April 30 and Monday June 3.

The incidents have all taken place in Diss, Aslacton, Roydon, Bressingham, Shelfanger, Forncett St. Mary and Winfarthing.

PC Andy Barkway said: "We are investigating these incidents which we do believe are linked and urge anyone who may see any suspicious activity to contact police on 101 or dial 999 if you see a crime in progress.

"It is important that members of the public are vigilant and ensure that they think about their vehicle security. Vehicle owners should lock their cars and remove any valuables. If you have a garage, use it or try to park in well-lit open places.”

Further vehicle security advice includes:

All contents should be taken out of the vehicle or locked away out of sight.

Don’t leave anything on display in your car

Take your belongings with you when you leave the car - if you can’t, lock them in the boot before you start your journey

Lock all doors and close windows and the sun roof every time you leave your car unattended

Always lock your car and garage

Anyone with information relating to these incidents should contact PC Andy Barkway on 101 or via email: Barkwaya@norfolk.pnn.police.uk Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

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