vehicle break-ins in 24 hours prompt Highbridge police warning
have this week warned motorists in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge
to step up their security after four break-ins during the past
Police are investigating a spate of thefts and break-ins in Highbridge
- and they
have urged motorists to ensure valuables are not left on show
in vehicles to potential thieves.
first incident took place in Tregelles Close, Highbridge and was
reported to police on Thursday morning (December 29th). A locked
van was broken into and electronic equipment and tools were stolen
the door of a parked car in Morland Road was forced in an attempt
to gain entry. A third incident saw the window of a further parked
car smashed and items taken from inside.
in a fourth incident in Daunton Close, Highbridge a car window
was smashed but nothing is believed to have been taken.
Roger Tolley of Burnham Police told Burnham-On-Sea.com on Thursday
(December 29th): "We are investigating a spate of acts of
criminal damage, thefts and vehicle tampering which have occurred
over the past 24 hours."
would urge motorists not to leave valuables in their vehicle on
display to would-be thieves. Also, we would ask that any residents
who see anyone acting suspiciously around vehicles should call
the police immediately."
Burnham Police can be reached by dialling 101 or anonymously
on 0800 555 111.