'Twelve days of keyless'

As the festive season approaches, Northamptonshire Police is supporting a national campaign to raise awareness of keyless thefts of vehicles.

The number of keyless thefts is rising across the country, indeed in Northamptonshire we have had 211 since the beginning of September, and officers want to arm the public with the best crime prevention advice to reduce their risk of becoming victims of this crime type.

Chef Inspector Pete Basham, said: “As technology advances, so sadly do criminals, and we are seeing more and more keyless thefts of cars as results.

“However there as some very simple ways to reduce your risk of being a victim of this type of crime.

“By following the 12 crime prevention tips below, (Click on Link) you will seriously decrease your chances of having your car taken by shameless thieves.