Wales

Royal Glamorgan Hospital car park targeted by thieves

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Image caption The car was targeted while parked at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital

A hospital has warned visitors to be "vigilant" after a car was stripped of its parts in the car park.

Police in Llantrisant are investigating the theft of a car bonnet and front grill from a white Citroen DS3 at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital.

The hospital said it is "deeply upset" that a member of staff had been a target for thieves.

South Wales Police said the theft happened between 08:30 and 16:00 BST on Thursday.

In a statement, the hospital added: "We are deeply upset that our staff have experienced a crime such as this while coming into work. 

"It's very distressing for anyone to return to their car to find its external parts stripped and the car damaged.

"Incidents of vehicle crime at Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board sites are relatively low, but we ask any staff or visitors to our sites to remain vigilant against this type of crime."  

It added security and police officers continued to patrol sites to help deter crime.

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