Stickers to prevent thefts from vehicles are being distributed in Sidney and North Saancih
Sidney-North Saanich RCMP have partnered with the Greater Victoria Crimestoppers in an effort to prevent thefts from vehicles in the community.
The RCMP are distributing high-visibility stickers that say "All Valuables Removed", which can be placed in vehicle windows.
RCMP say they've seen a 22% spike in thefts from vehicles in 2019. Items recently reported slolen include cell phones, iPads, personal identification, credit cards, and cash. The stickers will be a proactive step used to deter theieves, and remind vehicle owners not to leave valuables in their vehicles.
Stickers are available at the Sidney North Saanich RCMP detachment at 9895 Fourth St, and the Sidney and North Saanich branches of Canadian Tire, Thrifty Foods, and Save on Foods.
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