crime warning issued by Burnham-On-Sea Police
Police have launched a summer campaign to help tackle anti-social
behaviour, burglary and bike crime in the area.
figures released this week show calls to the police about anti-social
behaviour go up by more than a quarter (28%) in July and August
compared with the rest of the year.
to the police about burglary also increase by around 10 per cent
in July and August, with most burglaries committed by opportunist
are encouraging everyone to do at least one thing to help protect
themselves and their neighbours this summer, such as keeping windows
shut when theyre not in the room, checking in on neighbours,
or passing on crime prevention advice to others.
the warmer weather we see an increase in some crimes and issues.
For example, as more people are spending time outdoors there tends
to be an increase in calls to the police relating to noise and
nuisance behaviour," a spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
to the police about burglary also increase in the summer. With
more doors and windows left open, the number of walk-in
burglaries tends to go up."
theft is also an issue at this time of year with more people taking
to two wheels in the better weather."
over the summer, we are encouraging people to be mindful that
their activities arent having a negative impact on others
and to think about security to help protect their homes and possessions."
crime prevention tips, including advice on securing your property
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