Police warning over thefts

POLICE in Gorleston are urging motorists to pay extra attention to vehicle security following a number of thefts in the area. In several incidents cars have been left insecure and police are urging drivers to make sure cars are locked and secure when left and not to leave valuables on display.

POLICE in Gorleston are urging motorists to pay extra attention to vehicle security following a number of thefts in the area.

In several incidents cars have been left insecure and police are urging drivers to make sure cars are locked and secure when left and not to leave valuables on display.

Three incidents happened overnight on Thursday, September 2.

A silver Ford Focus estate had been left insecure on Upper Cliff Road, close to the junction of Lowestoft Road, and a brown briefcase was stolen from inside.


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On Albemarle Road, thieves gained access to a black Vauxhall Zafira after it was left unlocked and a sat nav holder, vehicle manuals and two binatone radios were taken.

A white Ford Transit van parked on Avondale Road had been left unlocked due to a vehicle fault and a LG mobile phone charger, phone holder and sat nav holder were stolen from inside.

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Police are also investigating an incident of criminal damage which happened overnight on September 2.

Crooks used a piece of wood to smash the window of a Mitsubishi Galant on Leicester Road and overnight on Saturday, September 4, windscreen wipers of a Peugeot 206 were damaged while it was parked on Bridge Road.

Contact: Gorleston Safer Neighbourhood Team on 0845 4564567 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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