Posted: Fri 6th May 2016

Thieves Target Vehicles In Caerphilly Area

This article is old - Published: Friday, May 6th, 2016

Officers in Caerphilly are asking residents to be extra vigilant following an increased number of reports of thefts from unattended vehicles during the last week. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

High value cars and work vans seem to be the most commonly targeted. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Overnight 2-3 May incidents were reported on:
Cae Nant Gledyr, Sword Hill
Blaen Ifor, Penyrheol
Pentrebane Street, Caerphilly
Van Court, Caerphilly Business Park
Rhyd Y Gwern Close, Porset ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Overnight 5 – 6 May incidents were reported on:
Long Heath Close
Cae Pen-Y-Graig, Energlyn
Nantgarw Road
The Crescent, Bedwas ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Crime and Disorder Reduction Officer for the area, PC Stuart Lewis said: “I urge motorists in the area to ensure that whenever they leave their vehicle unattended it is secure and no items are left on view. A crime can happen in seconds, please don’t make it easy for thieves by leaving tempting valuables on display. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Officers are carrying out patrols and house to house enquiries in the areas affected. Anyone with information relating to these incidents is asked to call 101.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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