Greater Manchester Police have informed Derbyshire of a method of stealing motor vehicles which has started to become a problem to them. Thieves are targeting high powered and expensive motor vehicles whilst they are queuing in traffic during the evening rush hour.
Vehicles are approached on foot and threats made to the drivers before the car is stolen.
This type of offence has not occurred as yet in Derbyshire.
Drivers are advised to keep windows up and doors locked whilst stationary or travelling at slow speeds.