Police are warning householders to be vigilant of home security following a spate of burglaries in Holt. Between Friday 5 November and Tuesday 9 November, three properties in Holt were targeted. Between 11am on Friday 5 November and 7.45pm on Tuesday 9 November, unknown offender/s gained entry into two properties on Valley Lane, Holt by forcing rear doors to the property.
Entry was also gained to a property on Carola Sutton Way, Holt, sometime between 9.30am on Sunday 7 November and 5.30pm on Tuesday 9 November by forcing a ground floor window. Here s a quick reminder of some of the things you can do to improve the security around your home: If you are replacing or fitting new doors and windows, get ones that are certified to British Standard BS7950 (windows) or PAS 24-1 (doors) Fit mortise locks (Kitemarked BS3621) to all front and back doors and locks to all downstairs windows or windows which are easy to reach remove and have below: Fit and use window locks on all accessible windows both upstairs and downstairs. Keep your house and car keys safe and away from doors and windows Fit a burglar alarm, but make sure it is installed by a company who is registered with SSAIB or NSI and is fitted to BS EN50131.
Keep your garage and garden shed locked with proper security locks, and keep any tools secure, out of sight and property marked Trim back any plants or hedges that a burglar could hide behind Make sure you have up-to-date insurance. Join a Home Watch Scheme and make sure you inform your insurance company of any security measures you take it might reduce your premiums. Police would like to hear from anyone with information in relation to the incident or anyone who may have noticed people acting suspiciously in the area.
Contact Great Yarmouth CID on 0845 456 4567 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
To speak to a member of Holt Safer Neighbourhood Team call 0845 456 4567 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 1 .
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