Warning from police after car crime increase in Blackpool

Vehicle crime incidents have risen in Blackpool town centre recently according to resort police.

Monday, 7th June 2021, 12:30 pm

Officers from Blackpool Police are warning people to make sure cars and vans are locked securely.

PC Megan Brooks, who covers the resort centre, said: “There has been an increase in vehicle crime in your local area whereby offenders have been trying car doors in the night and into the early hours of the morning.

“Please ensure you double check all windows and doors are locked on your vehicles to prevent opportunistic offenders from gaining access.

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Car crime has risen according to police in Blackpool
Car crime has risen according to police in Blackpool

We will be reviewing CCTV footage where available and will do our best to identify the offenders.”

Report suspicious activity to police by calling 999 or 101 and online if it is not an emergency.