Arrests after spate of thefts from Stevenage cars

Three arrests have been made following a series of thefts from vehicles in Stevenage.

Two men aged 22, and 23 from Stevenage, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to steal. They have been bailed to appear at the town police station tomorrow (Wednesday).

A youth aged 17 also from the town, was charged theft with from motor vehicle. He is due to appear at North Herts Magistrates Court on June 28.

Chief Inspector Richard Liversidge urged car owners to be vigilant after the spate of thefts.

“Having your possessions stolen can cause a lot of inconvenience and expense. When leaving your vehicle it’s always worthwhile to do a quick check and remove any valuables, keep all other possessions out of sight and don’t forget to lock up.

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“Residents can also help by reporting any suspicious behaviour to us - you know your neighbourhood so if you spot anything out of the ordinary, please let us know so we can investigate.”

If you have information about suspicious activity in your neighbourhood, call police on 0845 33 00 222, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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