VEHICLE owners in the South Fens area of Hartlepool are being warned to be alert after a spate of car badge thefts.
At least five were taken from cars on Catcote Road overnight between March 18 and 19.
They included badges taken from a Ford Fiesta, Nissan Qasqai, Mini, Vauxhall Astra and Renault Scenic.
Meanwhile, Hartlepool Police say they are also investigating a number of incidents of damage to cars.
The incidents are not being linked.
A number of wing mirrors were damaged on Clifton Avenue and Milton Road between March 19 to 21.
Anyone with any information or who has private CCTV for either incidents are asked to contact police on the non-emergency number 101.