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Theft of motor vehicle.

Vehicle crime, Guinea Close, Oakengates, Telford

  • Incident number: 0173S 180319
  • Date: 18/03/2019
  • Sender: PC 3988 EDWARD
  • Business area name: Oakengates

Police Incident: 0173S 180319
Theft of motor vehicle: GUINEA CLOSE,OAKENGATES,TELFORD
Between 23:00hrs on 17th March and  07:30hrs on 18th March 2019 a vehicle was stolen from the driveway of a private residence.

If you have information that you believe may be in connection, please contact the Police on 101, quoting the OIS incident reference number given. Remain vigilant around your area and report suspicious persons, vehicles or activity to the Police on 101.
Information can also be given anonymously to the Independent Charity, Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or by visiting their website: www.crimestoppers-uk.org.


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)


https://www.westmercia.police.uk/article/4877/Vehicle-safety