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Van Breaks Oxfordshire

15th November 2019

A number of vans have been broken into in Woodstock it would appear criminals are using a new technique to break into vans Thieves are cutting their way into vans, popping locks to steal power tools. Lock all doors and close all windows every time your vehicle in unattended, however briefly. Always remove the ignition keys and never leave your vehicle unattended with the engine running. When parking your van, try to park as near to buildings or solid structure so criminals can’t access locks.

Always keep your vehicle keys in a safe place, out of sight and away from windows and doors. Consider fitting number plate security screws. Fit your wheels with lockable wheel nuts. Protect the spare wheel from being stolen by fitting a spare wheel guard. Don’t park in isolated areas to do paperwork of for a meal break. Park in car parks which are part of the police approved ‘Park Mark’ scheme.


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