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Car thefts in Queensland going backwards

New figures show that last financial year in Queensland there was a total of 16,322 cars, motorcycles and trucks reported stolen.

That was a more than 15 per cent increase in the space of just twelve months and police say the vast majority were crimes of opportunity.

Police are appealing to drivers to take some basic security precautions and property crime detective Acting Senior Sergeant Lee Fortune tells Mark it is worth looking at installing a GPS tracker.

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