hunt three men after jewellery stolen in burglaries in Burnham
have issued a description of three men they are hunting for after
a number of burglaries in the Burnham-On-Sea area.
jewellery and cash has been taken from 13 residential properties
in North Somerset and Sedgemoor over the last two months - including
Berrow, Burnham-On-Sea and other villages across the west part
have been given descriptions of three men they would like to talk
to in connection with the burglaries and are keeping an open mind
about whether the incidents are linked.
first man is white, in his late-teens or twenties with a thin
face and sandy coloured hair.
second man is white, in his thirties with short, dark hair and
a stocky build.
the third man is white, in his fifties with short grey/blond hair,
tall and of a slight build.
were described as wearing baseball caps and tracksuit tops. A
white high-end saloon car was also seen driving at speed away
from one of the properties.
Inspector Lisa Simpson, Area Commander for Somerset West, told
Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are very keen to speak to anyone
who has information about these burglaries or who potentially
knows who these men are."
dont underestimate the impact that having your home burgled
can have on a victim. It is incredibly intrusive. Jewellery is
often of immense sentimental value, in addition to monetary value,
and is more difficult to replace than some electrical items."
burglaries seem to have taken place during the day, particularly
in Sedgemoor, and during the evening in North Somerset. Do you
know who is responsible? If you have information, please either
call us or contact Crimestoppers."
would encourage people to take some relatively simple steps to
protect their property and make it more difficult for thieves
to steal precious family heirlooms."
you have information about these burglaries, please either call
police on 101 or contact them through the online form on their
website. Alternatively you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers
on 0800 555 111. They never ask your name or trace your call and
you could earn a cash reward if your information leads to positive
ADVICE FROM BURNHAM POLICE TO KEEP YOUR HOME SAFE:
To keep your home and belongings safe, follow these steps:
Be wary of advertising an empty house, by posting messages
on Facebook about dates and times of family weddings, parties
Make sure all doors and windows are closed and locked
before you go out and before you go to bed. Always use your
Fit PIR, dusk-til-dawn lighting around your property
and make sure your house looks occupied when you are out.
Leave lights and a TV/radio on
Jewellery should be stored securely in a suitable safe.
Various grades of safe are available according to the value,
size and number of items you want to store in it
Safes should be supplied and fitted by a company approved
by the Master Locksmiths Association
Take photos of your valuables and write a short description
of each one
Dont keep large amounts of cash in your home.
Keep it in a bank, building society or post office account
Record details of your valuables on the Immobilise
property database, that way, if we recover your property,
we can return it to you.