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Theft from Motor Vehicle - Keyless Entry Sytems

Alert message sent 09/12/2020 13:39:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

There has been a number of Theft from Motor Vehicle over the Reading area. If you have key-less entry systems on your vehicle then please protect yourself and your vehicle by consider the following;
  •  Whilst at home keep keys away from the car to disrupt communication range. Avoid leaving them near the door or window.
  •  Use a signal-blocking pouch/case or secure metal container to store your keys.
  •  Turn off the fobs wireless signal (check you vehicle manual)
  •  Consider the use of an On-Board Diagnostic Port protective cover or lock.
  •  If you have a garage, use it to secure your car in.
  •  Invest in CCTV and good outdoor lighting
If you see any suspicious activity or believe you have CCTV footage that may be useful please report to Thames Valley Police either by ringing 101 or on line at
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Nikki Drury (Police, Administrator, Reading)

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