Police have issued a warning after £600 worth of car engine parts were stolen in a break-in.

West Yorkshire Police was called to reports of a car break-in and theft on Dryden Street, near Wakefield Road in Bradford city centre.

The incident saw an unknown suspect smash the driver’s side rear window on Tuesday (October 25).

The suspect then removed £600 worth of engine parts from the car’s boot, before making off unseen.

The Bradford East force has urged people to take precautions to discourage criminals looking for easy targets.

Crimestoppers’ guide includes keeping all valuables and documents out of sight or out of the vehicle; turning the engine off and taking keys out of the ignition; placing keys away from doors and windows; using extra security systems like a steering wheel lock; and writing your registration number on the car’s stereo, engine and motorbike frame.

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