Police warning: Lock up your cars at Byron
POLICE are warning people in the Byron Bay area to ensure their cars are secured at all times.
"The Tweed Byron area has seen an increase in break and enter offenses where vehicles are being easily stolen due to the vehicles keys being accessible in homes and vehicles being left unlocked either in garages or on driveways," police said in a statement.
People are being warned to never leave their keys in the car, even if it's locked in a garage.
"Don't leave the keys and personal belongings on the kitchen bench or table in view of potential thieves," police said.
"The community are advised it is an offence to leave a motor vehicle unattended and unsecured."