Thieves targeting F-Series trucks

Thieves stole or attempted to steal almost 50 Ford F-Sereis trucks from Kelowan/Penticton areas

  • Feb. 28, 2019 5:00 p.m.

Thefts of Ford F-Series trucks are on the rise in the Okanagan.

The South Okanagan RCMP detachment issued a release stating close to 50 Ford F-Series trucks have either been stolen or an attempt to steal them has been made from all areas from Kelowna to Penticton into the Similkameen and everywhere in between.

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“These types of vehicles have typically always been a target for vehicle thieves, however, recently we’ve seen a significant increase. We’re hoping that by advising people who may own such a vehicle, they can take extra precautions when securing them” said Const. James Grandy, of the South Okanagan detachment.

Reports of 17 theft or attempted theft of Ford F-Series between January 28 to February 24 were reported in the South Okanagan.

While in the Kelowna area there has been 25 vehicle thefts and six attempted thefts.

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