Staffordshire Police are urging Stone residents to check home and vehicle security following a report of a car key burglary on Tilling Drive in Stone
During the early hours of yesterday morning (12th March 2018) unknown offenders entered a property in Stone by the secured rear sliding patio doors.
The burglars took a set of car keys that belonged to the occupiers Volvo hire car, a purse, a mobile phone, two Apple laptops and two Ipads.
The offenders then made off in the victim’s car with the stolen property.
A spokesperson for Staffordshire Police said:
“If you saw the vehicle or anyone acting suspiciously in the area, please contact us on 101 with any information quoting incident number 120 of 12 March 2018We would always advise the following:
- Keep all keys out of sight and away from doors and windows
- Keep doors and windows locked even when you are at home or in the garden
- Consider installing a home security system and setting an intruder alarm at night
- Use European standard TS007 3* anti-snap locked on UPVC doors
- Consider installing and activating a tracking device on your vehicle and purchasing a good quality steering wheel lock.
- Ensure side gates are closed at all times”