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New spate of car crime in Haverhill prompts police security advice




After a series of incidents in Haverhill where vehicles were illegally entered or break-ins attempted, police have reminded people to remove valuable items from their cars, keep them locked and check that locks have engaged.

The advice comes after five such crimes took place between December 31 and January 4.

These are the latest incidences in what has been a recent upsurge in vehicles being targeted by thieves in Haverhill.

After five more vehicles in Haverhill were targeted by criminals, police are advising motorists to make sure they remove valuable from their vehicles and keep them locked. Photo for illustrative purposes only
After five more vehicles in Haverhill were targeted by criminals, police are advising motorists to make sure they remove valuable from their vehicles and keep them locked. Photo for illustrative purposes only

An insecure vehicle parked on a driveway in Queens Court was entered between Thursday, December 31 and Saturday, January 2. Nothing was stolen. The crime reference is: 330/21

Then, between 9pm on January 2 and 4.30am the next day entry was gained to an insecure vehicle parked on a driveway in Helions Walk and a ring and some coins were stolen. Ref: 341/21

The rear of a vehicle parked on Glamis Close was damaged after it was entered and searched between 6pm on January 2 and 11.30am the next day, although nothing appears to have been stolen. Ref: 406/21

Reports were received of a male suspect trying door handles to vehicles in Seymour Drive at approximately 4.33am to 4.40am on January 2. No entry was gained.

A vehicle owner also disturbed an unknown male in their vehicles parked on Downs Crescent at approximately 1.30am on January .4 Various items were removed. Ref: 495/21 and 501/21

If you have any information about these crimes please contact Suffolk Police quoting crime references above via 101 or through the WEBSITE

Police also advise that First Principle security advice should be viewed via the Suffolk Police website HERE

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