people aren’t putting things under their seats this will keep happening,” he said.
“We know from reports that things hidden under seats are going missing.”
Insp Petterson said the thefts were occurring at all times of the day, particularly in the evenings and early mornings.
“Sometimes people park their cars to do exercise and leave their belongings in their cars, and return to a broken-into car,” he said.
Insp Petterson said the inconvenience of repairing smashed windows, cancelling credit cards and cleaning broken glass should motivate people to be more careful. Car break-ins by station between November 1, 2014, and October 31, 2015 Kensington Armadale Cannington Canning Vale Belmont Gosnells Mundijong 2131 1187 1384 974 925 771 196
Inspector Rod Petterson, with officers-in-charge from across the South East Metropolitan District.