Police are urging residents to keep vehicles secure after a sat nav and CDs were stolen from Volkswagen Golf in Cirencester
1:40pm Friday 16th August 2013 in News
POLICE are reminding residents and visitors to the Cotswolds to keep their vehicles secure after a recent spate of thefts.
In one instance which happened overnight between Monday, August 12 and Tuesday, August 13 outside a house on Hereward Street in Cirencester, a black Volkswagen Golf was targeted and CDs and a Sat Nav taken from the car.
Chief Inspector Jon Smith said: "Cotswolds Neighbourhood Policing Team have responded quickly to a spike in crimes relating to theft from vehicles in the Cirencester area.
“Residents and visitors to our area are being encouraged to remember to keep their vehicles secure and ensure vehicles are locked when left unattended, with no valuables in sight.
"We are working to identify offenders and will deal quickly and robustly with those suspected of committing crimes."
Jason James Keith, 29, of Hobbs Lane Woodmancote has been charged with attempted theft and theft from a motor vehicle and appeared before Cheltenham Magistrates on Thursday, August 16.
Anyone with information that could help the investigation should call police on 101 and speak to the Cotswolds Neighbourhood Policing Team.