Theft awareness: Older-model vehicles targeted

2016-01-13 06:00

THE police in Port Elizabeth are warning owners of older model vehicles to be more security conscious.

Recent crime statistics have shown an increase in the theft of older-model vehicles.

The common vehicles taken are the VW Golf, Mazda 323, Ford Laser, Toyota Tazz, Toyota Corolla and bakkies including the Izuzu and Toyota. All types of trailers are also stolen.

Many of these vehicles are taken from off- street parking verges as well as shopping centres and malls.

Owners are urged to park their vehicles in their property and if they have a garage, to make use of it. Alternatively park the vehicle as close to the house as possible. – REPORTER

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