Thieves strike two car-owners by breaking out windows in order to raise hoods and steal batteries

Two people had their car batteries stolen from under their hoods, by
unknown individuals who damaged the vehicles in order to remove

Reports say that a Radio Range woman telephoned the Criminal
Investigations Department (CID) and reported that an AC Delco
battery, valued at $300, had been stolen from her red Honda FIT

The victim says she had parked the vehicle outside her home and
gone to bed. However, the following morning, she discovered that

the right driver’s window had been broken and the bonnet of her
vehicle had been raised.

When she checked, she realized that someone had removed her

Apparently, the unknown thief had used a hard implement to break
the car window and gain access to the lever which opens the hood.
This offence reportedly occurred sometime between 9 p.m. on
March 4 and 8:20 a.m. on March 5.

Meanwhile, a Scotts Hill man was the victim of a similar incident,
and he also reported the matter to the Criminal Investigations

Reports are that an unknown person stole a grey and orange
Maximo battery valued at $300 from under the bonnet of his white
Toyota Corolla Kingfish motorcar.

This offence reportedly occurred sometime between 10:45 p.m. on
March 4 and 7 a.m. on March 5.

Reportedly the man had parked his vehicle facing east on Scotts Hill
before going to bed.

But when he woke up the following morning, he observed that the
right driver’s window had been broken out and the bonnet of his
vehicle raised.

When he went to check, he discovered that someone had used a
hard object to break the window and access the apparatus that
opens the bonnet in order to steal the battery.
Inquiries into both incidents continue.