Thefts from Vehicles
Police have been getting calls from certain streets in Stoke about car windows being smashed and items stolen.
It takes a matter of seconds for a thief to break into a car and steal CD's; clothes, loose change, sat navs and CD machines.
Leaving valuables hidden under parcel shelves or in the glove box are no deterrant to the criminals if you leave tell-tale signs that possessions have been left in your vehicles.
Around the Stoke are the neighbourhood team are handing out posters and advice to keep your car safe.
Sargeant Dan Parkinson went on a tour of some of the roads and it didn't take long to find cars full of potential and worth a look for an opportunist thief.