Warning after smart device used to hack vehicle in Kettering

Motor thieves tampered with a vehicle on Kettering's poet's estate over Christmas.

Friday, 28th December 2018, 9:03 am
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 11:04 am
Browning Avenue, Kettering

It is believed two men used a smart device to hack into the car in Browning Avenue between Christmas day and Boxing day, which allowed them to then steal the vehicle.

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It is believed the incident happened between about 5am on Christmas day and 10am on boxing day.

Police are now warning members of the public to not leave keys near to a door or window as it makes it easy for someone to access your vehicle.

Officers say it is better to keep them in a drawer in a bedroom or as far away from the vehicle as possible overnight.