Car theft safety measures

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MOTORISTS are being urged to take simple steps to stop them becoming victims of theft.

Police say thefts from vehicles continues to be a problem in South Holland. Windows have been smashed and doors forced open after valuables have been left on show.

Insp Paul Timmins said tools had also been taken from work vans.

“We have put on extra patrols with the Neighbourhood Policing Teams and are stop searching more people,” he said.

Motorists are being asked to ensure their vehicles are locked and their valuables are taken out.