Police issue alert over theft of Land Rovers

March 28 2016

LAND Rover owners are being warned by Avon and Somerset police to take extra precautions as a result of a rise in thefts during the past six months.



LAND Rover owners are being warned by Avon and Somerset police to take extra precautions as a result of a rise in thefts during the past six months.
The vehicles are being targeted by thieves, regardless of the age of the models, with the Defender at particular risk.
As manufacture of the Defender has now been stopped, police believe that model in particular could increasingly be sought out by car thieves.
Owners have been advised to park their vehicles in well-lit or overlooked areas, or preferably in a secure garage.
They have also been recommended to fit security devices such as alarms, tracking devices and immobilisers, to use a marking solution or permanent marker on component parts and to etch windows with the vehicle registration number.
Anyone with information about Land Rover thefts should contact the police force by dialling 101 or calling Crimestoppers on 0800 55111.