Drivers warned after spate of vehicle break-ins in Hunstanton

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Drivers in the Hunstanton area have been warned to be vigilant after a spate of thefts from vehicles.

Police in the town are currently investigating four incidents in which cars were broken into in the space of a week.

And officers have warned that people both in the resort and surrounding areas need to take their vehicles’ security seriously.

Sgt Steve Smith, of Hunstanton police, said today: “The public are to be reminded to keep unattended vehicles locked and secure at all times and not to leave valuables either on show or inside the vehicle if it can be avoided.

“Where possible, park vehicles overnight close to street lighting and if you have a garage use it.”

In the most recent incident reported to officers, a mobile phone and cash was stolen from a Chevrolet in Nene Road.

The theft happened sometime between 2.30pm last Friday, November 13, and 9am the following day.

Elsewhere, CDs, waterproof clothing and a pair of binoculars were among the items stolen from a grey Land Rover in Campbell Close, sometime between 1.30pm on Monday, November 9 and 7.30am on Tuesday, November 10.

Meanwhile, a purse containing cash was stolen from a gold Citroen in Cromer Road between 11pm on Wednesday, November 11 and 7am the following day.

And a maroon Renault Clio was also broken into in Austin Street, between 4pm on November 11 and 1pm on November 12.

However, police say that, although items were moved around inside the car, nothing was stolen.

Sgt Smith added: “Anyone who may have any information about these incidents or may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in these areas between the times stated should contact police.”

Witnesses can contact Sgt Smith via the non-emergency 101 number (calls cost 15p) or give information by calling Crimestoppers free on 0800 555111.