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STOP All valuables have been removed leaflets now available

Pop into one of the locations in Upton Upon Severn

There has been an increase in vehicle crime in Upton Upon Severn

We are giving advice to drivers not to leave items in vehicles.

Pop along to one of the following locations to pick up your leaflet to put on your dashboard:

The White Lion

The Spar

The Co-op

The chip shop in New Street

Upton Tourist Information & Heritage Centre

Upton Library

Author PCSO 40142 Linda Pawley

Upton Safer Neighbourhood Team

VEHICLE CRIME

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

 

 

 

Published 09/04/19