Car crime warning in Heaton and Jesmond
20 Jan 2017 15:00 PM[View Full Size]
Police in Newcastle are advising motorists to remove all valuables from their vehicles after a recent spate of thefts in Heaton and Jesmond.
In the last week there has been a rise in reports of cars being broken into and items that have been left inside having been stolen.
The thefts are happening at all times of the day and the offenders are gaining entry to the vehicles by smashing windows.
Items taken in recent crimes include; lap top computers, cameras and bags.
Officers are urging motorists to remove all valuables from their vehicles when leaving them parked.
Anyone who sees someone hanging around parked cars and looking suspicious is also asked to report it to police on 101.