Supermarket drop-in session gives advice on avoiding motorbike theft
Published: Tuesday 24th January 17
Motorcycle and moped owners are urged to get free advice on how to keep their vehicle safe.
The event is aimed at the owners of any two-wheeled motorised vehicle. It is part of a programme being planned by community safety officers and the police including events and online advice to try and reduce the amount of thefts.
There has been a rise in motorcycle thefts in Wandsworth over the past few months, but there are simple steps owners can take to avoid becoming a victim, including fitting alarms, locks and trackers and property-marking their vehicle.
The council’s community safety spokesman Cllr Jonathan Cook said: “There are too many thefts of this type of vehicle in Wandsworth. We are determined to do all we can to bring the number down and I would urge owners to find out what they can do to thwart thieves.”
How To Avoid Motorcyle Theft
Where: Asda, Lavender Hill, Clapham Junction
When: Saturday January 28, 10am-3pm
Vouchers will be available while stocks last. To receive one you will need to bring your VSc proof of vehicle ownership and proof of address.
Advice is also available on the Met Police website.
The council’s community safety team works to keep Wandsworth inner London’s safest borough. Visit the website for more information and to get advice on crime prevention, domestic violence, neighbourhood watch and more.