The vigilance and actions of a Kenilworth neighbour helped foil car theives who tried to defrost and steal a vehicle on the drive of a Kenilworth property having broke into the house to get the vehicle keys.
While this latest “Car Key Burglary” is of concern the actions of a neighbour by exercising vigilance shows how being alert can make a difference and contribution to foiling criminals.
At around 23.00hrs on Thursday 13 December 2018 offenders broke into a property at Priorsfield Road, Kenilworth.
The offenders took the keys to motor vehicles parked on the property drive. The vigilance of a neighbour, who heard the offenders trying to steal the motor vehicle on the drive then shouted at the 4 offenders involved, all of whom were wearing hoodies. This caused the offenders to make off towards Kineton Road. They were unsuccessful in stealing the motor vehicle as a result.
This is incident 451 of 13 December 2018
If you think you may have seen or heard anything suspicious or have any information related to this incident please contact Warwickshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111