The items on display are a laptop computer, a mobile phone, a jacket and some satellite navigation equipment. The crime prevention advice for those items is given below:
Never leave a laptop behind in your car and, even when you are in the vehicle, ensure it is kept out of sight.
Thieves are looking out for laptops and laptop bags left in vehicles.
Property mark your laptop with your postcode and house number using a UV (ultra-violet) marker.
Make a note of the make, model and serial number and register these details on
Never leave your mobile phone behind in your car and, even when you are in the vehicle, try to keep it out of sight whenever possible.
Register your phone with your network provider and on
If your phone is stolen, ensure you report it to your network provider and the police immediately the phone can then be barred and will become useless to the thief.
Clothing and bags
Do not leave any items on display when you leave your car. Even a jacket or empty carrier bag could be enough to entice a thief to have a look inside.
If you have to leave an item of clothing in the vehicle, make sure it is stored out of view.
Satellite navigation equipment
With satellite navigation equipment becoming more popular with motorists, it is also becoming more popular with criminals.
Never leave it in the car unattended take it, with the cradle and suction pads, when you leave the car.
Property mark it with your postcode and house number using a UV (ultra-violet) marker.
Make a note of the make, model and serial number - register these details on
Your car is like a shop window to thieves. If you can see any property left on view, so can they.
Whenever possible, take all property with you or, at the very least, put it out of sight. It only takes a few seconds to smash a window.