Surge in thefts in the Eastern Bay

Eastern Bay Police are urging people to secure their cars and keep their valuables out of sight.

There's been another surge in thefts from cars, and Senior Sergeant Mark Van Der Kley says he's stunned to find people still leaving digital devices, bags and wallets in full view.

Sergeant Van Der Kley also urges people to park in a high visibility spots under lights overnight.

Emma Griffiths