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Warning to motorists following thefts of number plates in Watford

 Published on: 11th August 2016   |   By: The Newsdesk   |   Category:

Police are appealing to the public for information and offering advice to motorists following a spate of thefts of number plates in Watford. The thefts have been happening over the past fortnight, including one at Barclay Close between 11pm on August 7 and 6am on Monday, August 8 where a number plate was removed from the back of a car. An incident at Adams Court, Cezanne Road between 2pm on Monday, July 25 and 6am on Thursday, July 28 both front and rear plates were stolen. One at Rhodes Way between 12pm on Wednesday, July 27 and 10.50am on Thursday, July 28 both the front and rear plates were stolen; and one on Clive Way between 7pm on Friday, 29 July and 9am on Monday, August 1 both the front and rear plates were taken. There was also an incident on North Western Road, Watford between 6.45pm and 7.45pm on Sunday August 7 as both the front and rear number plates were stolen. Detective Inspector Kerry Bull, who is investigating the incidents, said: “I am keen to speak with anyone who may have any information in connection with this series of theft of number plates to come forward. These thefts have proven to be a real inconvenience for the vehicle owners who have not had to have their vehicles re- fitted. “Were you in any of the areas at the times when the thefts have taken place? Did you notice anyone or anything suspicious? Any information at all, no matter how small or insignificant you think it may be could assist our investigation, please call police on 101.” Alternatively, you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will never need to go to court.

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