Ford Focus RS driver's warning to others as thieves try to steal his car in Redditch - The Redditch Standard

Ford Focus RS driver's warning to others as thieves try to steal his car in Redditch

Redditch Editorial 15th May, 2023   0

THE OWNER of a Ford Focus RS which thieves attempted to steal from Redditch on Friday is urging those with other high performance cars to take precautions.

The driver – who does not want his name or exact location revealed – saw thieves trying to steal his vehicle around 10.40pm.

He said they arrived in a white Ford Focus RS and four of them got out and tried to steal the car.

“They got into my car within 20 seconds but I have a number of security systems that prevented them from starting it and driving it away.”

He added they left but then returned 20 minutes later in a bid to steal it again – on that occasion there was another man on the other side of the road with a device on his chest.

Again they were unsuccessful and drove off empty-handed.

The driver got in touch with the Standard after reading about a similar story on our sister paper’s site in Bromsgrove regarding the theft and recovery of a Ford Focus RS in Belbroughton.

He has a ‘Ghost’ immobiliser on his vehicle which needs a specific combination typed in before it can be started and a GTE tracking device which he said he would recommend drivers of other Ford Focus RSs and high performance cars.

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