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Attleborough and Watton targeted in spate of car thefts with remote device

Attleborough and Watton have been targeted by car thieves in recent weeks, with access to vehicles gained through a remote device.

Norfolk Police have appealed for information relating to the thefts - one of which took place in Attleborough at the weekend.

Between the hours of 9pm on Saturday and 6.30am on Sunday, a grey Mini Clubman was stolen from Orchard Close, with a remote device believed to have been used to gain access.

This vehicle was stolen at the weekend. (45429332)
This vehicle was stolen at the weekend. (45429332)

PC Austin Clarke, beat manager at Breckland, said: "We are urging car owners to be vigilant as we believe these vehicles were stolen using a remote device and may be linked.

"There are a number of steps you can take to help prevent keyless thefts and reduce the risks of becoming a victim of this type of crime which we outline in our tips below.”

Anyone with information can contact Norfolk Police on 101 quoting the crime number 36/18020/21 for the Attleborough incident.

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