Burglary spate prompts police warning

POLICE are warning residents to lock up their homes following a spate of burglaries.

Friday, 7th July 2017, 7:52 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 12:00 pm

Thieves have been targeting properties on Hayling Island in recent weeks, with a number of homes being broken into.

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Now officers from Hampshire police are urging people to make sure their homes are secured when they go out.

Advice includes keeping windows and doors locked – even if going out for a few minutes or spending time in the back garden.

Police are also urging people to invest in CCTV cameras or security lighting and a good alarm system.