Posted: Sat 25th Jun 2016

Tools Stolen From Van In West Conwy

This article is old - Published: Saturday, Jun 25th, 2016

North Wales Police are urging van drivers to be vigilant and remove valuables from their vehicles following a recent spate of thefts. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Over the last few weeks police have received many reports of vans being targeted in the West Conwy area whereby power tools have been stolen. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Officers are reminding motorists to remove any valuables from their vehicles to deter thieves from targeting them. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

David Williams, from the North Wales Police Community Safety Department said: “Always make sure vehicles are securely locked, all windows are closed and any items of value including tools are taken out whenever a vehicle is unattended. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Residents are also encouraged to ensure any alarm or immobiliser features are enabled on their vehicle, and can consider security marking their valuable items using commercially-available product markers which can help identify any recovered stolen property.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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