Car thieves strike repeatedly in Grantham

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A number of thefts from vehicles have occurred in the Grantham area earlier this week.

The first was reported yesterday, April 7, after a Peugeot 306 in Nene Court was targeted. The incident was believed to have happened sometime between 9.30pm on Monday and 10.30am yesterday. The passenger side window was smashed and items taken which included an in-car camera, mini binoculars and sunglasses. (incident 136 of 07/04/2015).

Another incident was reported in Foston Road, where a Daewoo had its passenger window smashed and a sat nav was taken from the glove compartment. It is believed the theft could have happened sometime from 10.30pm on Monday to 7.30am yesterday. (Incident 53 of 07/04/2015).

A third incident occurred in Tamar Court and is thought to have taken place sometime between 9.30pm on Monday to 7.30am yesterday. The driver’s window on a Citroen Xsara Picasso was smashed and two twin DVD players from headrests in the vehicle were stolen. (Incident 51 of 07/04/2015).

Lincolnshire Police would like to take this opportunity to remind vehicle owners to remove any items of value from cars, even if they are left secure, and to keep items out of sight if leaving your vehicle for any period of time.

Opportunistic thieves may well use the chance to break into vehicles and take anything of value so please ensure belongings are removed or kept well out of sight if left inside.

If you have any information about any of the above incidents please call Lincolnshire Police on the non-emergency number 101 quoting any of the relevant incident numbers.

Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.