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Theft from vehicles

We have received 3 reports of vehicles being broken into late last night, Saturday 10th August in Upton Upon Severn.

One vehicle was parked on Old Street car park, a window was smashed and a speaker stolen, the other two were parked just off Minge Lane, one of the vehicles had a smashed window and a small amount of change stolen.

If you have any information or were a witness to any of these crimes please contact me and I will pass your details onto Crime Bureau for investigation. 

PCSO 41042 Linda Pawley

Upton Safer Neighbourhood Team


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)

Published 11/08/19