Owners of Land Rover Defenders are being urged to ensure that their vehicles are kept secure after a spate of thefts in the Ashford area.
More than ten thefts of the older style 4x4s have been reported in recent weeks and police have warned that there are concerns that vehicles are being stolen to commit further crime such as removing cable or metal; being dismantled and the parts sold or are being exported due to their popularity.
Land Rover owners are urged to:
PC Michael Baksh of the Ashford police neighbourhood team said: “These Land Rovers are known as strong vehicles that go on for ever and are very popular. Unfortunately due to this they are becoming the targets of thieves and we are urging owners to do what they can to make them as secure as possible and difficult to steal.”
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Posted on: 29 November 2012