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Vehicle Crime - Theft of Motor Vehicle, Lower Street, Kettering

Dear Members,


We are appealing for information after an unknown male has approached a lone female driver of a BLUE VAUAXHALL CORSA after they have pulled up on LOWER ST, KETTERING.

The male has then told the female to get out of the car, fearing for their safety they have complied and the male has driven off in the car. The car was later involved in a road traffic collision in CORBY where the driver has decamped from the car.


This occurred between 4pm & 4:30pm on Monday 13th November 2023.


Did you witness anything? Did you see anyone or any vehicle(s) in the area that looked suspicious? If so, then please contact Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting ref 23 000 704 050 . Alternatively you can report online here.

You can also pass on information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Please be cautious of this type of crime.

Please keep your vehicle doors locked whilst driving and be aware of your surroundings before unlocking the doors.


There are some simple but effective things you can do to help protect your vehicle/bike:


Please see vehicle & bike crime prevention advice below:



  • Park your car in a garage or driveway if possible, or on a busy, well-lit road.  Choose a ParkMark® accredited public car park wherever possible
  • Physically check your central locking system has activated to ensure the signal hasn’t been blocked and the car left unlocked
  • Store keys for keyless entry cars in a RFID pouch or foil lined tin to block signal from scanners that will remotely unlock your car e.g Defender Signal Blocker
  • Bike: 

    Secure your bike by looping a cable lock through the front wheel and then through a Sold Secure® Gold standard D lock or chain. Then attach bike to a bike stand or immovable object with the lock  Sold Secure - Security Product Testing & Approval

  • Register details of your bike on the BikeRegister® national database. Look out for FREE police BikeRegister® cycle marking events to have your bike security marked
  • Buying a second-hand bike? Check whether it’s registered stolen on BikeRegister® database before you buy BikeChecker | BikeRegister
  • Further security tips and advice can be found on the Northamptonshire Police website and on the Neighbourhood Watch website. 

    If you would like to contact your local policing team, visit the Your Area section of our website.


    PCSO C7120 Baz Dodd

    Kettering Town Neighbourhood Policing Team

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