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Alert after reports of people trying car doors in the Belper area

Alert message sent 27/07/2020 15:54:00

Information sent on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary

Officers in Belper are reminding residents to be alert and security conscious following a number of recent reports of someone trying car door handles to see if they are open.

There have been reports of this suspicious activity during the night and in the early hours during the past week in the Belper area.

We are urging people to always check that their vehicles are locked, and to never leave valuables in cars or vans, especially in sight.

Patrols are ongoing during these times and we encourage anyone who notices any suspicious activity to report it to us.

If you have any information about these incidents, please contact us using one of the following non-emergency contact methods. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.
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