Over the last few nights between dates 01/08/2016 – 03/08/2016 there have been several vehicles broken into by unknown persons across Petersfield at the following locations: Herne Road, Marden Way and Horndean: Cypress Crescent, Roselands. First Avenue and Westfield Industrial Estate.
Various items have been stolen from the vehicles including tools and loose change. Please ensure you are vigilant at all times, calling police to report any suspicious activity, not just around your own property but anything suspicious in your residential area and community. In an emergency use 999 or 101 for non-emergency. It is not too late to report any suspicious activity to police.
Crime Prevention Advice:
•When leaving your car, close all windows and lock your car.
•Upon locking your vehicle try your car door to ensure it is actually locked.
•Park your car in an attended car park.
•Look for public car parks approved by the Park Mark scheme.
•When parking at home, use your garage. If you don’t have a garage, park in a well-lit area.
•Don’t leave anything on display in your vehicle.
•Take all your personal possessions with you.
•Remove sat nav holders and visible sat nav ring marks from windscreens. •Leave the glove box open to show there’s nothing inside.
•Fit an alarm or immobiliser to your car.
•Do not store your car’s documents in the car. Please check your belongings to see if you can identify any unique etched code if so please sign up to immobilise at www.immobilise.com a national property register, this is free to sign up.
Darryl Hook (Police, PCSO, East Hampshire District