In the Hull area police have recently had a number of thefts from delivery vans as they make their rounds.
Sacks of mail have been stolen from Royal Mail delivery vans in two separate incidents and there have been several parcel delivery drivers who have been victim having parcels stolen from their vans as they go to addresses to make their deliveries. The offenders often ride up on motorbikes and snatch items from the vans, it happens quickly and gives drivers no time to react.
Police are warning drivers of these incidents in an attempt to prevent further thefts.
If you are making deliveries remember:
– When you leave your vehicle
•never leave the engine running
•remove the keys and lock the doors
•never leave the back doors open
•lock the back doors when you leave the vehicle
– Keep an eye out for anything suspicious – if you see anything call 101.