Car thieves strike again as more incidents reported to police - The Evesham Observer

Car thieves strike again as more incidents reported to police

Evesham Editorial 27th Jul, 2017 Updated: 27th Jul, 2017   0

MORE victims of car thieves in two Vale villages have come forward to police.

As the Observer has previously reported, a spate of break-ins saw thieves target five cars in both Sedgeberrow and Ashton-under-Hill on Monday night.

Since then more victims have come forward – with four more incidents reported to West Mercia Police taking the total number of cars targeted in recent days to nine.

Between 10.30pm on Monday and 6.30am on Tuesday in Millfield, Sedgeberrow, thieves stole a purse from one vehicle and searched through a second car, but nothing was stolen from that vehicle.

In Willow Close, Ashton-under-Hill, between 12am and 6am on Tuesday money was stolen from a car.

Again in Willow Close, between 11pm on Monday and 7.30am on Tuesday a car has been broken into but nothing appeared to have been stolen.

And between 11.45am on Monday and 11am on Tuesday thieves broke into a car and stole a bag of £1 coins and some sweets.

Following the spate of break-ins, police are warning residents not to leave belongings on display in their cars.

Visit for more vehicle safety tips.

Anyone who may have any information on the incidents is urged to call West Mercia Police on 101.

Information can also be passed on anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.

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