Eastern District Police are reminding the public to ensure their vehicles are secure, following a number of recent thefts.
Ten Mazda Demios, among other vehicles, have been stolen in the Hawke’s Bay area since 18 July.
Six youth offenders have been referred to Youth Aid.
An 18-year-old man will appear in Hastings District Court on 4 September, and a 20-year-old man will appear on 20 August, on various theft and driving charges.
We encourage people to take as many measures as possible to prevent opportunistic thieves.