'Leave it on show, it's gonna go' police are warning

26 Jan 2016 14:00 PM

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'Leave it on show, it's gonna go' police are warning.

The warning follows cars broken into where valuable items had been left on display in an empty vehicle.

Officers are encouraging people to remove valuables from out of view when they leave the vehicle, in particular overnight.

Leaving valuable items on display is often tempting to thieves and encourages thieves who are opportunist.

Police are also advising motorists to double check the vehicle is locked when they leave it.

For more crime prevention advice visit the Northumbria Police website

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