Police in the Yorke Mid North Local Service Area are urging the community to consider the security of their motor vehicle’s number plates after two thefts were reported.
Police recommended motorists consider using one-way screws, noting that registration plate thefts can be easily be prevented.
Police have stated that number plates are often taken to disguise the identity of vehicles and used in connection with other crimes such theft of petrol.
One-way screws make it significantly more difficult for a registration plates to be stolen or lost.
The RAA offers members free, tamper-resistant screws – and a referral to a repairer to fit them free of charge. For more details click here.
A range of retailers and the Neighbourhood Watch Shop also offers Plate Safe security screws here.
If your plates are stolen, or you observe someone behaving in a suspicious manner in your community, please report this to police immediately by calling 131 444.
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