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Vacuum cleaners used to steal meter cash

Organised gangs steal £120,000 from London council’s P&D machines

10 March 2019
A vandalised Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea P&D machine
A vandalised Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea P&D machine

 

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is asking motorists not to use cash to pay for parking after criminal gangs were discovered using vacuum cleaners to suck coins out of meters.

Over the past 12 months, £120,000 literally been sucked out of machines across the borough, as organised gangs use hoovers to steal cash from pay & display terminals. Criminals have also been driving into the machines and using sledgehammers to smash them open, the council said.

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