POLICE suspect a team of criminals are targeting vehicles in West Fife after a spate of thefts from cars and vans.

And the force is asking owners to make sure their vehicles are locked and any valuables stored out of sight. Police are following a “positive lead” on some of the thefts but a spokesman added, “It is, however, obvious that due to the various locations and methods used to gain entry to the vehicles, it is very likely that there is more than one individual or team carrying out these acts.”