Car theft at Trafford Centre near Manchester ‘occurs all the time’

Rachael Dunn, 43, had loved a day at Trafford Centre in Greater Manchester with husband Simon however, after they returned to certainly one of its automotive parks, they discovered their Ford Fiesta ST was lacking. Rachael instructed safety and police however feels “really let down” by their alleged lack of care since the theft on Tuesday April 12.

Rachael, who’s a major faculty trainer, mentioned: “We went to speak to security and they said ‘it happens every other day.’

“Security says they’re patrolling the automotive park, however they’re clearly doing nothing. I really feel actually let down by each them and the police.

If vehicles are being stolen each different day from the Trafford Centre, what have to occur for somebody to do one thing about it? It may (spring the Trafford Centre into motion) if it impacts the revenue (of the buying centre), the solely means that is going to occur is that if individuals are conscious (that is occurring).”

The trainer purchased her beloved Ford Fiesta ST – price round £10,500 – in 2019, Manchester Evening News reviews.

And the theft has left Rachael, of Halifax, West Yorkshire, “heartbroken”.

“I’m heartbroken. We’d had such a beautiful day and it was ruined at the finish. It took us 4 hours to get house,” continued Rachael.

“The police aren’t bothered, the Trafford Centre is not bothered. I really feel like no one cares and no one goes to cease (the thieves) – so prospects are going to return out and be subjected to what we’ve been.

“These criminals have no morals, they don’t care about anybody else.”

Rachael mentioned that shortly after reporting the theft, she obtained a textual content from Greater Manchester Police studying “no further investigation”. She additionally claims she has had “no further contact” from the Trafford Centre, including to frustrations that safety and police “are not doing anything” to assist get better her automobile.

Trafford Centre, which opened in 1998, is the third largest buying centre in the United Kingdom by retail dimension.

A spokesperson for the attraction, near Stretford, Greater Manchester, mentioned: “Our security team takes all customer complaints seriously and, when required, we assist Greater Manchester Police with any enquiries. We have very little car theft on site thanks to our use of ANPR and camera patrols.”

Greater Manchester Police has been contacted for remark.

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