Car Scrapped After Keys Prank

Selena will have to scrap her car

A St Mary’s woman is warning islanders not to leave their  keys in their parked cars because Scilly is not what it used to be.

Selena Thomas has had to scrap her car after someone stole the keys from her unlocked Daihatsu Terrios. They were left inside the vehicle Silver Street on Friday evening.

The car was then locked by whoever had them and, despite an offer of a £100 reward, the keys or information on who has taken them has not been forthcoming.

Selena says it’s cheaper to scrap the vehicle rather than send it to the mainland to get the car unlocked and a new lock installed.

She describes the act as mindless.



One Response to Car Scrapped After Keys Prank

  1. laura pattenden hunt July 18, 2011 at 8:02 am

    this is dreadful!! i hope the prankster returned the keys when he/she realsied the trouble they’d caused??