Police warn of car thefts rise

Police are reminding drivers to make sure their cars are locked and secure after a number of recent thefts in Wokingham, Berkshire.

Watch out: car thieves about

There's been a spate of car thefts in the town of Wokingham, in Berkshire. Three vehicles were broken into in Orchard Close and another in Grovelands Road.

Two other incidents were discovered by police but were not reported by the victims at the time. Most of the thefts took place overnight, and cash, tools and items were stolen from glove boxes. Some of the cars were left insecure.

Police say they're staggered by the number of cars left unlocked, providing easy pickings for thieves.