Keyless Car Theft – Kenilworth

Householders with motor vehicles are being once against advised by Warwickshire Police & Neighbourhood Watch to take extra security precautions if they have motor vehicles that have keyless entry systems.

The advice from Kenilworth’s Safer Neighbourhood Team follows the theft of dark grey Land Rover Discovery from the drive of a property at Park Hill, Kenilworth at approximately 2220hrs on Saturday 5 February 2022.

The offenders are believed to have made off towards Balsall Common in the stolen vehicle.

This is incident 378 of 5 February 2022

If you think you may have seen or heard anything suspicious or have any information about this incident please contact Warwickshire Police on 101 or alternatively you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 1111

Motor Vehicle Crime Prevention Advice

People with motor vehicles fitted with keyless entry system are advised to take practical measures to deter vehicle theft.

Two things are advised:

An effective steering lock which makes it a great deal more difficult to steal the vehicle.

A metal box/tin or metal lined pouch, also known as a Faraday Cage or pouch, protects keyless ignition keys when they are placed inside as the signal from the key cannot be intercepted by unlawful devices near the property.

These products actively prevent crime by making it much difficult for thieves generally and for thieves specifically using devices to intercept signals between keys and a motor vehicle.

More details and availability to order from:

Steering Lock

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Faraday Pouch

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2 Replies to “Keyless Car Theft – Kenilworth”

  1. The photo of the Faraday pouch looks to be putting the keys in the wrong pocket. The keys must be in the pocket lined with silvery material to give effective protection.

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