Warning to delivery drivers

Hull and East Riding: Two cars stolen as drivers deliver food

25 Oct 2017

We are warning delivery drivers in Hull and the East Riding not to leave their cars running as two cars have been stolen in the past 10 days.

Detective Inspector Allison Sweeting said, “We are investigating two car thefts in Cottingham and Hull where the fast food delivery drivers had left their cars running as they went to the door to make their delivery.  I want to warn other drivers to be aware that bogus callers are ordering food specifically to steal vehicles, with the likely intention to commit more crime.

“There have also been two thefts of number plates from cars, which again will be used to put onto other cars to commit crime.

“I’d like to hear from anyone who knows about these incidents so that we can catch those responsible.”

On 23 October a silver Vauxhall Corsa was stolen from Green Lane in Cottingham, on 16 October a silver Toyota Avensis was stolen from Woodlands Road in Hull.

Anyone with information that would help with our enquiries please call 101 quoting log 565 23/10/17.