Police pens highlight crime
been issued with pens to help tackle vehicle theft.
The UV markers were handed out by police in west Kent to combat
crime across Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Malling, Maidstone and
Sat nav dusters were also provided following a
series of recent tool tool thefts from vehicles in the
Officers have been working with traders
to protectively mark their tools so the items can
be returned if lost or stolen.
As part of Operation Castle, a countywide burglary and vehicle
crime operation, officers are also urging vehicle
owners to protect their catalytic converters.
Drivers should put vehicles in garages when possible and
vans parked in a way which makes underneath access more
Security items such as forensic marking, etching packs, security
cages, clamps, cables and alarms are available to protect catalytic
Chf Insp Lee Russell from Kent Police said: “Offenders look
for easy targets and by marking and protecting your property, you
will reduce the risk of your belongings being targeted.”
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