Town's motorists warned

SUDBURY police are today advising motorists to take care when parking due to the start of a new crime trend in the town. Police are warning drivers to park with the steering lock on towards the kerb and to use handbrake locks after three vehicles were broken into and handbrakes released before being pushed into other parked cars.

SUDBURY police are today advising motorists to take care when parking due to the start of a new crime trend in the town.

Police are warning drivers to park with the steering lock on towards the kerb and to use handbrake locks after three vehicles were broken into and handbrakes released before being pushed into other parked cars.

The first incident occurred at around midnight on Saturday, January 20, in Clarence Road, where a blue Nissan Micra was rolled down a hill into a Shogun.

The second incident occurred between 6pm and 10.30pm on Friday, January 26, in First Avenue where a green Renault Megane was pushed down the road into a lamppost.

The third incident occurred at 7.10pm on Monday, January 29, also in First Avenue, where a blue Ford Escort was pushed into the road but the offenders made off after being disturbed by a resident.

The offenders are described as three youths wearing baseball caps.