There has been a surge of thefts from cars in Hazlemere.

The police have reported that four motor vehicles in the area have been broken into in the last week.

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Eleven ways to combat this has been published by Thames Valley Police:

1. Always lock it

2. Close windows and the sun roof to prevent ‘fishing’

3. Secure your number plates with tamper-resistant screws

4. Fit locking, anti-tamper wheel nuts to secure alloy wheels

5. Secure anything that’s on the outside of your vehicle

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6. Take it with you or hide it

7. Hide electrical items and leave no clues

8. Tool theft from vans

9. Park in well-lit and busier areas

10. Take your documents with you

11. Choose your car park wisely

For more information see TVP's Facebook post below

Theft from Motor Vehicles - Crime Prevention Advice

🚗 Having your car broken into and losing your things to thieves can be very distressing. This week there has been x4 thefts from motor vehicles in the Hazlemere area. For more info on crime prevention visit. #CrimePrevention #HazlemereNHPT #P5569

Posted by TVP Wycombe on Thursday, 24 June 2021