Police have issued a warning after a spate of thefts in the Burton Joyce and Porchester areas of the borough.
Gedling’s Neighbourhood Police Team are asking residents to be vigilant after an increase in crime across these areas.
A spokesman said: “Recently there has been an increase of burglaries and theft from motor vehicles in the areas of Burton Joyce and Porchester involving items being taken unlawfully from unlocked properties and vehicles.
“We advise people to remember to lock all doors and windows especially vehicles and remove items of value out of the vehicle as well.”
They added: “There will be an increase of patrols in the local areas.”