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Theft of a car

Theft of a car

The police are in charge of investigating crimes like theft. You are required to lay criminal charges so that the police get information about the crime.  
You can do this online or at any police station. After that you will be provided with a confirmation and a docket number that you may need for your records and the insurance company.



What you should think of...

  • For reporting a crime like theft the police need some documents from you. Bring along your ID card, any evidence of ownership like purchase contracts or a list containing individual registration numbers of the articles stolen.
  • Information about the time and the circumstances of the crime are very important. Therefore you can use the online form and if necessary take notes.
  • Do not forget to stop credit or bank cards. You can reach the nationwide service on 116 116.  

How does it go on?

  • First the police check if immediate measures must be taken. They will usually start a search or manhunt then. 
  • After you laid criminal charges the investigating detective will deal with it. Then it will be handed over to the public prosecutor`s office. 
  • In case of any further question you may be informed and summoned again.
  • If anything else comes into your mind, you could complete it online or in a written form referring to the file number. 
  • In this way you will be informed about the name of the investigating detective in charge of your case and how you can contact him/ her. In case of an online form you can track the processing stage. 
  • In any case the public prosecutor`s office  in charge of your case will inform you of the outcome of the proceedings in a written form.



Emergency call

Command Centre

In urgent cases please dial our emergency call number 110