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Posted on 16:21:00 on 12th February 2020

Police are urging car and vehicle owners to be vigilant and do their best to thwart thieves following a spate of thefts in Longtown.

Five vehicles were targeted overnight from Monday (February 10) until Tuesday (February 11), on Raefield and Moor Road, with property stolen from inside.

Thefts on Raefield included from a car in which items including glasses were taken and from a Citroen C4 in which items including CDs and clothes were stolen.

On Moor Road items including a handbag, cash and cards were taken from a vehicle.

PC Sam Butler said: “Investigations are underway into these thefts.

“We also want to make vehicle owners aware so they can take the necessary precautions to protect themselves.

“Please make sure your vehicles are locked and secured when you leave them.

“We would also ask people not to leave anything valuable inside.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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