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Drivers urged to lock their cars following thefts in the Chesterfield area

Posted on 8th August 2014

Police are urging motorists to make sure they lock their vehicles as they carry out enquiries into two thefts in the Langer Lane area of Chesterfield.

The vehicles, which may have been left insecure while parked up overnight, were targeted sometime between Sunday, August 3 and Tuesday, August 5.

A laptop, sat nav and fishing tackle were stolen from a BMW parked overnight between Sunday, August 3 and Monday, August 4 on a driveway off Carlton Road.

Officers would like to speak to two men seen in the area, heading in the direction of Langer Lane at just after 3.15am on Monday, August 4.

At around 4.50am on Tuesday, August 5 a resident was woken up by the alarm of their Mitubishi Pajero, which was parked on Florence Close. Change had been stolen from the glovebox.

PCSO Zoe Blount of the Holmebrook and Rother Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “We would remind residents to make sure they lock their vehicles whenever they leave them unattended and to remove any valuables from view.

“If anyone has any information about these incidents then please contact us.”

Anyone with information should contact Derbyshire police on 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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