Warning after rise in thefts from sheds

POLICE have warned residents to keep their belongings secure after a number of thefts from sheds and outbuildings.

Saturday, 10th December 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 1:39 pm

Eight reports have been submitted to police regarding thefts in the Fareham area in recent weeks.

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Serpentine Road and Nashe Way in Fareham have both been targeted twice.

A police spokesperson said: ‘Garden crime is now becoming more and more common.

‘Tools such as lawnmowers, strimmers and hedge-cutters are expensive items to replace and incur extra insurance premiums for the victim.’