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Vehicle crime, Birts Street, Birtsmorton

  • Incident number: 0124S 160319
  • Date: 16/03/2019
  • Sender: PCSO 40142 Linda Pawley
  • Business area name: Upton upon Severn

Between midnight and  0630hrs Saturday 16th March a vehicle parked in Birtsmorton has been broken into. The rear drivers side window was smashed. There was nothing left in the vehicle so nothing for the offender to take.


Vehicle Safety
Most vehicle crime is opportunistic and happens as a result of a vehicle being left vulnerable or unsecured for example:
•doors or windows left unlocked
•keys left in the ignition
•personal belongings on display (e.g. handbag, laptop)
•Tools & equipment left in work vans
•sat nav and holder left in vehicle
•parked in a poorly lit areas
•vehicles being left unlocked with engines running to defrost during winter
The advice below will provide you with some tips on how you can outsmart car thieves. Following these simple steps will help us to reduce vehicle crime even further and save you the hassle and expense of having to repair any damage caused during a vehicle break-in. Visit the West Mercia Police website, (Crime & Safety)