Yeah, so some complete pleb has attempted to break into my car, itís a
Fiat Punto Mk2 2003 reg
Luckily, they couldnít gain access, and kept the damage to a minimum
-- just around the lock indentation on the metal and a scratch to the
I really canít understand it, my radio facia was off, itís only worth
£150 anyway, there were no valuables in sight, Iíd just cleaned the
car out at the weekend and there was CCTV in the carpark (only Iím
told it doesnít work).
I parked in a carpark right on the outer edge, and that must have been
my mistake, easy access.
I phoned the old bill straight away, and they advised me to drive
home, then I flagged down a police car and asked can they not take a
look at it or get finger prints as it had only happened within the
last hour and was told they basically werenít bothered -- glad I pay
my taxes -- spoke to the sergeant later on the telephone and was told
that yes they should have taken a look, but since I had driven home
and through a rain shower to boot there was probably nothing they
Seeing as how my radio was incomplete, my friend seems to think they
were trying to actually steal the car but I understand my car has an
immobiliser as standard? is there any way I can confirm this? Iím
going to try and have the lock replaced as itís knackered now I hope
they let me just replace the one.
Can anyone recommend me stickers, security devices, is there such a
thing as an anti tamper alarm thatíll be able to pick up when
someoneís messing with the locks? or can anyone recommend me a brand
of security system?
I was going to buy those stickers from Halfords as a temporary
measure, but Iím guessing many people know that theyíre fakes if
theyíre from halfords, does anyone else do warning stickers which are
of a less common design?
Advice much appreciated.
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