Both Car Crime and Burglary are increasing as Christmas approaches.
These are the figures for Bexley in the week up to 17th December as reported to us.
BURGLARY (including Attempted) = 14
VEHICLE CRIME = 40
(latest vandalism trend-smashing car back windows for no apparent reason- this has been across the Borough) While catalytic converter theft is still high as is items stolen from vehicles.)
Amazingly items taken from cars and left in view which included cash, xmas presents, satnavs, laptops and even passports.
PICKPOCKET=5 The usual items handbags, purses, wallets and cash
PLEASE DONT LEAVE ANYTHING VISIBLE IN YOUR VEHICLE.