Spate of thefts from cars in Bolsover district

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Police are reminding drivers to make sure their vehicles are locked and any valuables are hidden following a number of thefts in the Bolsover area.

Since the start of May there have been six reports where items have been stolen from vehicles, four in Bolsover, one in Creswell and one in Palterton.

Valuables including sat-navs, tools and alcohol have been stolen. The most recent incident happened between 8am and 8.45am on Thursday 9th May.

A Ford Transit was broken into on Main Street at Palterton.

Insp Russ Dakin, of the Community Safety unit, said: “These incidents are a reminder that even though crime has fallen, it is still important to always make sure your vehicle is secure whenever you leave it unattended.

“We would also ask that, whenever possible, you remove any items that are valuable and take them with you.”

Insp Dakin added: “Please be aware of this type of incident and if you notice anyone acting suspiciously around vehicles then please contact us.”

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