Theft – The Facts

Theft – The Facts

Did you know?

  • Over half of all crimes reported are thefts!
  • One in seven reported thefts are from vehicles!
  • Thieves have a ready market for mobile phone, laptops, GPS Sat Navs and MP3 players!
  • The only thing standing between a thief and property visible in a parked car is window glass!
  • Thieves look out for people who are careless with their property in public places!

What can you do?

  • Never leave personal documents or valuable items visible in your car.
  • Always park in a well-lit and supervised area
  • Don’t leave your handbag, wallet or coat to one side in a public place e.g a shopping trolley or a sear in a pub
  • Be aware of your surroundings particularly at ATMs and in queues


Play your part in Preventing Crime