NHW – Tackle Car Crime With New Campaign

PROTECT YOUR CAR CAMPAIGN
Due to Covid-19 and repeated lockdowns, people haven’t been using their cars as much as they used to. However, car crime remains a pressing problem in the UK – alarmingly, one car is stolen every ten minutes(1). The latest figures from the Police National Computer (3) indicate car crime decreased during Covid-19 restrictions but with the expectation of social restrictions soon easing we could see a surge in car crime. Neighbourhood Watch are launching a new campaign on the 31st March to encourage everyone to keep their car’s safety top of mind.
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NHW – Attempted Theft Reported in Barton

ATTEMPTED THEFT!!! Reported by owner:
“Please keep your eyes peeled and everything locked up. We have just had a silver 4×4 with muddied number plates come into our farm yard in Barton. 4 hooded men in the car. When our farm help approached the car, they tried to reverse into him twice and then drove off. Thankfully he wasn’t hurt and nothing taken. Police informed.”
If anyone knows anything please contact the Police on 101 or Anonymously on Crime Stoppers 0800 555 111
Teresa Harrold  NHW – Haslingfield Village Co-ordinator