Police urge residents to lock their cars
Brisbane Water Police are urging residents to lock their cars, regardless of whether they are parked in a driveway, carport or a public place.
The request follows a number of thefts from motor vehicles in the district over the Easter long weekend.
"Brisbane Water Police are concerned at the number of thefts from motor vehicles over the weekend, where vehicles have been left unlocked in driveways, public streets and carparks," said District Superintendent Tony Joyce.
"We are trying to educate Coasties and visitors to please.
"Always keep your valuables out of sight or remove them from your vehicle.
"This crime is often opportunistic and by leaving vehicles unlocked and property in clear sight you are making yourself a target for a thief," Supt Joyce said.
According to a district property crime report, 12 incidents of stealing from a motor vehicle/vessel were recorded with two incidences occurring in Woy Woy and another in Umina.
Four incidences of stealing a motor vehicle/vessel were recorded with one taking place in Woy Woy and another in Koolewong.
Social media, 23 Apr 2019
Tony Joyce, Brisbane Water Police
Social media 23, Apr 2019
Property crime report, Brisbane Water Police
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