Plea for residents to lock cars after Mansfield area becomes target for thieves

A police inspector has reminded residents to keep their vehicles locked, after an area of Mansfield became a target for vehicle crime.

Wednesday, 19th June 2019, 11:11 am
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Inspector Nick Butler, neighbourhood policing inspector for Mansfield, warned that areas in the north of the town have recently become a target for thieves.

After a string of incidents in the Pleasly/Bull Farm area, Insp Butler issued the plea.

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"People often leave cars unlocked, with their things on display, so please make sure that you all take extra care in locking your vehicles and making sure you don’t leave valuables on


"We receive report of valuable items such as phones and laptops going missing, and this can cause a lot of anxiety if your personal information is on there."

If you have any information that may help police, please ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or email Insp Butler on [email protected]