Police warning after car thefts

POLICE in Rotherham are reminding Dearne motorists to be vigilant after a number of vehicles were broken into.

Officers warned burglars have been sneaking into peoples home to steal car keys, which the owner has left unattended and on view. High valued vehicles, such as Audi’s, are said to be most at risk.

Crime Reduction Officer for Rotherham and Barnsley, Chris Squires said: “I would urge the public to assist us by keeping their homes secure, as it only takes a second to sneak-in and steal car keys. Remove car keys from view and where possible take them upstairs to bed.”