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Motorists invited to number plate security event in South Derbyshire

Posted on 7th May 2014

Officers in South Derbyshire will be hosting a number plate security event next week.

The event is taking place to address the theft of number plate offences, and will take place on Wednesday, 14th May between 3 - 6pm in Sainsbury's car park in Newhall.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend and have free tamper proof security screws fitted to the number plates on their vehicles.

Officers from Newhall and Midway Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team will be on hand to deliver crime prevention advice.

They will also be joined by a member of the Community Voluntary Sector (CVS), who will be fitting the security screws.

Sergeant Thompson who manages the policing team said "Theft of number plates is a crime which causes inconvenience to the victim along with the cost of buying replacements.

“By having these security screws fitted, it makes you less likely to become a victim of this crime.”

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