Car broken into in Tamworth just days after police issue warning

CRIMINALS have broken into a car in Tamworth, just days after officers issued a warning to keep cars locked. Officers from Staffordshire Police are investigating after a car was broken into in Stonepit at around 6.30am this morning (Friday, October 6). The force is now calling on the community to come forward with information as they hope to catch those responsible. Police are warning residents of Stonepit to keep their cars locked after offenders have been trying car doors in the street A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: “A vehicle has been broken into in Stonepit at around 6.30am this morning on Friday, October 6. “Offenders entered the vehicle by opening the door before stealing a mobile phone. “Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Staffordshire Police.” This incident comes days after officers urged residents in Stonepit to keep their cars locked and be on the lookout for people trying car doors after a series of reports from the area during the last week. Police also advised residents not to have any valuables on display in a bid to discourage criminals from trying their doors. A spokesman added: “Several vehicles have had their car doors tried on Stonepit, in Tamworth. “The incidents are believed to have taken place sometime between 4.15am and 4.30am on Monday, October 2. “Nothing has been taken but we are advising that all valuables should not be visible or left in the vehicle whilst unattended.” Anyone who has seen anything suspicious should call 101 quoting incident number 063 of October 2, 2017. Alternatively residents can call Crimestoppers, which is an anonymous service, on 0800 555 111.

CRIMINALS have broken into a car in Tamworth, just days after officers issued a warning to keep cars locked.

Officers from Staffordshire Police are investigating after a car was broken into in Stonepit at around 6.30am this morning (Friday, October 6).

The force is now calling on the community to come forward with information as they hope to catch those responsible.

Police are warning residents of Stonepit to keep their cars locked after offenders have been trying car doors in the street

A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: “A vehicle has been broken into in Stonepit at around 6.30am this morning on Friday, October 6.

“Offenders entered the vehicle by opening the door before stealing a mobile phone.

“Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Staffordshire Police.”

This incident comes days after officers urged residents in Stonepit to keep their cars locked and be on the lookout for people trying car doors after a series of reports from the area during the last week.

Police also advised residents not to have any valuables on display in a bid to discourage criminals from trying their doors.

A spokesman added: “Several vehicles have had their car doors tried on Stonepit, in Tamworth.

“The incidents are believed to have taken place sometime between 4.15am and 4.30am on Monday, October 2.

“Nothing has been taken but we are advising that all valuables should not be visible or left in the vehicle whilst unattended.”

Anyone who has seen anything suspicious should call 101 quoting incident number 063 of October 2, 2017.

Alternatively residents can call Crimestoppers, which is an anonymous service, on 0800 555 111.

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