Thieves break into 40 vehicles in Gosport

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FORTY vehicles have been broken into in just a month, police have revealed.

The incidents happened between October 7 and yesterday in Gosport.

Cash and sat navs were among the possesions taken in the overnight thefts.

Hampshire police is now warning people to be vigilant and to lock their cars.

Most of the incidents happened in Alverstoke and Privett, with some in the town area and the Alver Valley.

Sergeant Paul Machon from the Gosport East Safer Neighbourhoods team said: ‘These thefts have been occurring overnight and I would urge all residents to be vigilant and to report any suspicious activity.’

‘There are a number of things you can do to help protect your car.’

Sgt Machon is urging people to call 101 with information and get advice on hampshire.police.uk