Thieves target vehicles in town centre car parks in Doncaster

A police warning has been issued about thefts from vehicles in town centre car parks in Doncaster.

By Claire Lewis
Tuesday, 25 June, 2019, 08:04
Thieves are targeting car parks in Doncaster town centre

South Yorkshire Police said there has been an increase in thefts from vehicles left unattended in the town.

“Please make sure your cars are properly locked before leaving them in a public car park. And when parking at night, park underneath lighting and in view of CCTV where possible."

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He added: “There are a number of offenders in the town centre who are deliberately trying car door handles.

“We are doing our best to locate and prosecute these people, but we can avoid property being taken and anyone being a victim of crime if we take extra care to make sure our cars a properly locked.”

Anyone with information on the culprits should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.