Car owners in Mansfield urged to keep cars locked

Officers in Mansfield are urging people to lock their vehicles after a spate of thefts in the area.

Opportunist thieves have targeted cars in Windsor Road, Valley View and Windsor Gardens over the last few days.

Sergeant Andy Hall, from Mansfield Police Station, said: “These thieves are breaking into cars which are being left with items on show or those which are unlocked.

“We want to urge the public to assist us by locking your vehicles, even when you leave them for a short time. It only takes seconds for an offender to steal your valuables.”

If you have any information about these thefts or saw anything unusual in the area please call us on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.