Lock them up!

Comox Valley

2020-01-10 13:40 PST

The Comox Valley RCMP would like to remind residents to lock and secure their vehicles while they are left unattended following a spike in thefts.

This is a preventable crime of opportunity and it costs countless hours of investigation after someone has their credit/debit cards, identification, and valuable property to be stolen said Inspector Mike Kurvers, Officer in Charge of the Comox Valley RCMP These hours can be directed to other community priorities once we get our numbers down he added.

It only takes seconds for a thief to get into a car and swipe your things. In order to prevent break-ins or theft of a vehicle, the owner/driver should:

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Cst. Monika Terragni

Media Relations Officer
Comox Valley RCMP
comoxvalley.bc.rcmp.ca (English only)
800 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 7T1
Office: 250-338-1321
Fax: 250-338-6781

Email: bcrcmp@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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