Dog poo smeared on car windscreen

A car had dog poo and gravel thrown at its windscreen in a spate of vehicle attacks over the weekend.

Tuesday, 8th December 2015, 3:34 pm
Police tape

Police say the incident happened while the car was parked on a driveway in Beaconsfield Road, Tring, between 4.30pm on Saturday, December 5 and 11.30am on Sunday, December 6.

Also on the same street, a car was interfered with between 7pm on Saturday, December 5 and 12 noon on Sunday, December 6.

During the same weekend, two white vans were broken into at separate locations – one in Oakley Lane, Tring between 7pm on Saturday, December 5 and 7am on Monday, December 7, and the other in Nathaniel Walk, Tring between 4pm on Sunday, December 6 and 6.45am on Monday, December 7.

Power tools were stolen from both vehicles.

If you have any information relating to these or any other crimes, or to report suspicious behaviour in your street, call the police on 101.

Patrols in the area will be increased and officers have advised motorists to:

> Lock the doors and shut both the windows and sunroof whenever leaving their vehicle unattended.

> Make sure you lock the doors and shut the windows and sunroof whenever you leave your vehicle unattended.

> Remove your Sat Nav and its holder, and wipe away any suction marks as these could suggest to a potential thief that a Sat Nav is stored in your vehicle.

> Never leave any valuables in your vehicle - not even in the glove-box or boot - and keep ALL other possessions out of sight.

> Use an approved steering lock or gear clamp, and remember to set your immobiliser and alarm if you have them.

> Register your stereo, laptop, Sat Nav and any other property on the free online property database It only takes a few minutes and could help police trace your property if it’s lost or stolen.