Land Rover thefts show no sign of abating, here's three more;
Bristol; A SWB Series IIA Land Rover was stolen from the Redland area of Bristol. The registration number is BJW 547H. It has a green body and white sides and hard-top. It has a standard 2.25 petrol engine with a Series III clutch and gear box. The tax had run out at the start of March and the new disc was not in it. The police are aware contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Dunstable; Detectives are warning people to be on their guard following a spate of burglaries and car thefts in the Weatherby area of Dunstable. A green Land Rover Defender was stolen from a parking bay in Bowmans Close. Detective Constable Michelle Sears of Dunstable CID reminded residents with uPVC doors of the importance of lifting handles before turning keys as this ensures they are deadlocked. Police advice on how to deter burglars includes; keeping vehicle keys out of sight at night; if you have a garage, using it; ensuring security lights are working and your car is locked and alarmed and ensuring side entrances and windows are locked. They also advise you to security mark property with a product like SmartWater, join Neighbourhood Watch, and if you see someone acting suspiciously, telephone the police. If you have information, contact DC Sears, in confidence, on 01582 473056, the police switchboard on 01234 841212, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. www.bedfordshire.police.uk
Thames Valley; A Land Rover whose owners have visited 26 countries in it was stolen from outside a home in London Road, Earley. The Land Rover 110 Defender was parked outside the owner’s house overnight on Saturday and was discovered missing on Sunday morning. PCSO Ben Chalker, from Earley police, said, 'The vehicle is very distinctive as it has stickers all over it reading Global Overland and these would be difficult to remove. It is fitted with a snorkel, but had no roof rack fitted at the time it was stolen. The vehicle has huge sentimental value to the owners as they have had it a number of years and have been to 26 countries in it, including Australia. It has a specialised fuel tank, metal grilles on the back windows and heavy duty axles. Anyone with information about the theft can call Thames Valley Police via 08458 505 505, or call the Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.