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Theft From Motor Vehicles

Alert message sent 29/05/2019 15:02:00

Information sent on behalf of Hampshire Constabulary

Dear Residents,

Over the last two days we have received a number of reports regarding Thefts from Motor Vehicles in the Fair Oak area.

We would like to take this opportunity to remind people about vehicle security and offer advice on how to ensure they keep their property as safe as possible;
  • When leaving your car, close all windows and lock your car.
  • Upon locking your vehicle try your car door to ensure it is actually locked.
  • Park your car in an attended car park.
  • Look for public car parks approved by the Park Mark scheme.
  • When parking at home, use your garage. If you don't have a garage, park in a well-lit area.
  • Don't leave anything on display in your vehicle.
  • Take all your personal possessions with you and do not leave any valuable items in your vehicle.
  • Remove sat-nav holders and visible sat-nav ring marks from windscreens.
  • Leave the glove box open to show there's nothing inside.
  • Fit an alarm or immobiliser to your car.
  • Record the details of your property on the Immobilise website.
  • Do not store your car's documents in the car.
  • Secure your wheels using locking wheel nuts.
Items such as motion sensor dash cams can also be used as video evidence should your vehicle be targetted.

Hopefully the above advice will be useful and help remind you of how to keep your property safe. Should there be any incidents that you wish to make us aware, please reports these on 101 or online through the Hampshire Constabulary website -

If you have witnessed an offence but would like to stay anonymous, this can be reported through Crimestoppers -

Kind Regards,

The Eastleigh East Neighbourhood Policing Team
Message sent by
Callum Stephens (Police, PCSO, Eastleigh District)

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