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Police warn of increased vehicle theft attempts

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has issued a warning about an upsurge in reports of individuals attempting to gain unauthorised access to vehicles in the Road Town area.

A release issued by the RVIPF said the Force these would-be auto theives go from vehicle to vehicle pulling at their exterior door handles. The police said this was especially so when vehicles were left unattended in parking lots during the day and at night.

The RVIPF said it strongly advises residents to take proactive measures to safeguard their vehicles by ensuring all doors and windows are securely locked.

Residents were also reminded to ensure that valuables in their vehicles remain concealed from view.

The RVIPF further requested that the public remain on the lookout for individuals loitering and acting suspiciously in or around parking lots.

Persons with information about these incidents are being encouraged to contact the police through its 311-access number. The RVIPF added that the public’s cooperation is vital in maintaining the safety and security of the community.


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  2. Jah says:

    Immigration. Start picking up ppl out there

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  3. Anonymous says:

    Ning, Inger and the other departed souls know who the culprits are, but they will never be caught,because people who we trust does violate that trust… It is not al immigrants, legal or illegal either.

  4. Sitting ducks says:

    Lots of expensive vehicles just sitting in Road Town car parks all day and night are just low hanging fruit for all the thieves and criminals passing through the capital daily.

    Either work from home or leave your vehicle at home if you must go to town in a taxi, bus, bike or by foot.

  5. Madea says:

    Whats the point of catching them. They cant even catch murderers. And if they go to court who going to convict them? Not the jury.

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