Three homes were burgled in Kenilworth in one night with three cars being stolen after criminals had entered the homes and obtained vehicle keys. These latest events saw Audi, Jaguar and BMW vehicles stolen as offenders entered homes in the middle of the night.
Kenilworth Watch News are seeking assurances from Warwickshire Police that these latest car key thefts are receiving a high priority in terms of investigation and the apprehending of offenders.
A spokesperson for Kenilworth Watch News said “ There is a limit as to what people can do to protect their homes and vehicles. We encourage residents to do all they can but when the town is being hit like it has and is being with car key burglaries it’s about investigations and regular police patrols. We want an assurance on these needs as some residents are becoming frightened and dismayed.”
The latest events took place in the early hours of 6 October at addresses in Common Lane and Glasshouse Lane.
Common Lane, Kenilworth
Incident 32 of 6 October – At just before 2am on 6 October, offenders entered a home in Common Lane, Kenilworth and stole a set of keys to an Audi vehicle. The offenders then used the keys to steal the vehicle from outside.
Glasshouse Lane, Kenilworth
Incident 63 of 6 October – During the night of 5 into 6 October, offenders broke into a home in Glasshouse Lane, Kenilworth through a side window and stole a set of car keys and a wallet. The offenders then used the keys to steal the Jaguar vehicle from outside.
Incident 72 of 6 October – During the same night, offenders broke into another home in Glasshouse Lane, through the rear conservatory. Once inside the house, the offenders stole the keys to a BMW vehicle and again, used them to steal the vehicle from outside.
Anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious or has any information on these crimes are asked to contact Warwickshire Police on 101.