In recent years car manufacturers have made vehicle security a priority with the introduction of sophisticated security and alarm systems to prevent thieves from stealing cars. As a result criminals have resorted to more elaborate ways of stealing vehicles.
It is very important that vehicle owners are aware of this and take extra precautions to limit the chances of becoming a victim of car key burglary.
The majority of car key burglaries are opportunistic with the offenders managing to get in to homes through insecure doors and windows, so one of the main messages the police would like to convey is to ask people to make sure they lock doors and windows securely.
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