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Thefts from vehicles in Haverhill

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Police are reminding vehicle owners to remove valuable items from vehicles and ensure they are locked.
 
It follows four incidents of thefts from motor vehicles that took place in Haverhill. In one incident a vehicle, a grey Ford Focus, was parked driveway on the High Street and entry was gained between 9pm Friday 3 July and 8am Saturday 4 July.  A purse and bag were removed.  The vehicle had been left insecure. Crime number - 37/37572/20
 
Entry was also gained to a vehicle, a silver BMW, on a driveway on Helions Park Avenue sometime on Saturday 4 July between 00.01am and 6am.  A sports bag and phone accessories were removed.  Crime number 37/37582/20
 
Elsewhere, overnight between Thursday 2 July and Friday 3 July on Clements Lane, a silver Saab 93 vehicle was entered and a wallet containing bank cards and engagement ring was stolen from inside the glove-box of vehicle. (crime ref: 37/37148/20
 
Finally, in the early hours of Friday 3 July on Parr Road, another victim had had his car broken into, via fa orced entry to the passenger side with the window being smashed. The wallet  was taken and cards from the wallet were subsequently used fraudulently at a petrol station later the same morning. 3737/37229/20.
 
Most thefts from cars are opportunist, so officers would remind motorists, where possible, not to leave valuables in the vehicles overnight and to always remove them from their vehicle.
 
For further guidance on keeping your vehicle secure please visit our First Principal pages
 
http://www.suffolk.police.uk/sites/suffolk/files/vehiclesecurity_0.pdf
 
If you have any information about this theft please contact Suffolk police, quoting the relevant crime reference number.
 
Website – http://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update 
 
Phone – Call 101
 
Crimestoppers – Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org
 
Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.