issued after two overnight burglaries in Burnham-On-Sea
homes in Burnham-On-Sea have been burgled during overnight attacks
this week, prompting a fresh warning from police for residents
to be extra vigilant.
Mobile phones, money and cash cards were stolen in the break-ins,
which occurred on Monday and Tuesday.
In the first burglary in St Mary's Road overnight on Monday (17th
October), thieves entered a home through a shower window and took
a bag containing cash cards and a phone.
A second burglary occurred on Tuesday (18th October) between
12.30am and 7am in St Paul's Road. Entry was gained via an insecure
downstairs window and a handbag containing credit cards, cash
and a mobile phone was taken.
"People need to be vigilant, locking all windows and doors,
and setting alarms if appropriate," a Burnham Police spokesman
Residents who see anything suspicious - or have information about
this week's burglaries - should call the force's new non-emergency
number, 101, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.