Police urge the public to be wary of opportunistic thieves over the summer

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Police are warning homeowners to be wary of leaving doors and windows open during the summer months.

During the spring and summer time around 25% of burglaries occur when criminals get in through an unlocked front door whilst residents are in their back garden, get in through closed, but unlocked doors overnight or get in through an open window and steal easily accessible property.

This could be by actually climbing in through the window, or just reaching in and grabbing items near the window.

 

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