Three break-ins to cars in Long Eaton have sparked police to encourage drivers to secure their vehicles.
A Vauxhall Corsa, Vauxhall Astra and Peugeout 207, which were left in the Meadow Lane car park while owners walked or fished nearby, were smashed and searched by thieves between noon and 6pm on Tuesday, February 4.
Items which included a car stereo were stolen.
Police have increased patrols and are urging drivers to keep car security in mind when leaving their vehicles
Long Eaton Town Safer Neighbourhood Team PCSO, Paul Boss said: “Vehicle owners should make sure doors and windows are locked, remove all valuables and clean sat nav marks off windscreens.”
Anyone with information about the break-ins can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, on 0800 555111.