|Emma Smith (Police, email@example.com, Leicestershire)|
Police in Melton, Harborough and Rutland are urging van drivers not to leave tools in their vehicles overnight.
This comes after an increased number of reports of thefts from vans over the past two weeks.
Sergeant Bec Horsfall, Dedicated Neighbourhood Sergeant for the Melton area said; “We have received a number of reports from across the Melton, Harborough and Oakham area so would encourage van owners to take precautions to reduce their chances of becoming a victim of this type of crime.
“A few simple precautions can make all the difference.”
To help protect your property we recommend;
There have been 12 reported incidents in total which includes both thefts and attempted thefts.
If you would like more information on crime prevention please see our website: www.leics.police.uk