Alert issued over vehicle crime in Rotherham

Residents in part of Rotherham are being urged to make sure their vehicles are kept secure after a rise in crime.

Friday, 23rd August 2019, 15:43 pm
Updated Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 14:02 pm

There has been six reports of vehicle crime on the Lion's Lodge Estate in Brampton Bierlow this month.

Brampton Bierlow.

Officers from the Rotherham North Neighbourhood Policing Team are now urging motorists to be vigilant.

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In a statement, the team said: "A plea from us to residents is to double check cars are locked and ensure nothing at all is left out.

"Thieves are less likely to make the effort and risk being caught if they can't see anything to steal."