Between the 10th November and the 24th November burglaries or attempted burglaries have taken place in the following locations:
Lulworth Road, Oak Street, Castle Street, Dinorwic Road, Longacre, Seaton Way, Janes Brook Road, Trinity Gardens, Rawlinson Road, Lancaster Road (garage), Baytree Close, Marshside Road, Burlington Road, Beresford Drive, Roe Lane.
Attempted burglaries 5 Car keys and vehicles stolen 7
How safe are your Rear and Patio Doors?
Burglars frequently use UPVC rear and conservatory doors as an entry point to break into properties. They like the darkness or the privacy of back gardens, away from pedestrians and vehicles passing by. Once they are in a conservatory it is often easier for them to access the main building.
Below are a few ideas that could help you to protect your property.
- External UPVC doors should have multipoint locking systems.
- For more protection you may like to visit the website https://ourwatch.org.uk click on ‘knowledge base’ and then ’crime prevention’. Look for information about a ‘lock’ that can ensure the door mechanism cannot be opened even if the locks are snapped or removed.
- Check the UPVC door to the house from the conservatory also has a multipoint locking system. Check the doors are closed and locked when not in use.
- Are these doors linked into your alarm system?
- Sensors are also useful in the room entered from the conservatory to detect movement if there is a break in.
- When you go out and also at night set your house alarm.