crime warning issued by Police in Burnham and Highbridge
residents have been urged to be extra vigilant this Bank Holiday
weekend after several attempted break-ins.
Police were called to several properties in and around Burnham's
Love Lane overnight after attempts were made to enter homes.
There have been several other similar incidents in Burnham and
Highbridge during recent days, prompting a warning.
Police are advising householders to
stay safe this summer by following these simple steps to protect
their homes over the summer:
store jewellery, money, sentimental items and things youve
saved up for in bedroom drawers
away tablets, mobile phones, wallets and cards
front windows when youre in the garden or not in the room
all windows when you leave the house
a 5 point mortice, lock your doors
you have locks on all windows
your holiday use automatic timer switches for lights
leave bins and recycling boxes outside
trusted neighbours to keep a look out, turn lights on at night
and park on your driveway
discussing holiday plans on public social media