THE FIG­URES

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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

Pic­ture: Pia van Straalen

In­spec­tor Rod Pet­ter­son, with of­fi­cers-in-charge from across the South East Met­ro­pol­i­tan Dis­trict.

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