Posted: Fri 17th Jun 2016

Vehicles Targeted By Thieves In Caernarfon

This article is old - Published: Friday, Jun 17th, 2016

Officers are urging people to be vigilant following a spate of theft from vehicles in the Caernarfon area. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Over the last month North Wales Police have received several reports of vehicles being targeted and items stolen. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The most recent incident occurred in the Twthill area on Monday, June 13th after a car window was smashed and a handbag, which had been left in the footwell of the passenger seat, was stolen. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Sergeant Rhys Gough of the Safer Neighbourhood Team said: “Many of the vehicles have had their windows smashed in order to get to the items within. The majority of vehicle crime is completely avoidable. Leaving items such as bags and mobile phones on display in your vehicle is an open invitation for a thief. It only takes a few seconds to remove them, please don’t make it easy for thieves.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

If you know of someone who is committing car crime, or involved in the selling of stolen goods, please contact North Wales Police on 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers Wales anonymously on 0800 555 111. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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