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Key theft and scanners fuelling significant rise in car crime

Targeted burglaries and hi-tech equipment is fuelling the rise in vehicle theft, according to new figures. London and the Midlands have seen the biggest increases.

Stealing to order: car crime is increasing due to key thefts and scanners

Stealing to order: car crime is increasing due to key thefts and scanners

Date - 13th July 2020
By - Chris Smith
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Figures compiled from all but three of the UK’s police forces showed vehicle thefts have risen by 56% compared to four years ago. RAC Insurance revealed 152,541 vehicles were stolen in 2018/19 compared with 97,609 in 2014/15, according to...
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