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Garage Breaks


Garage break-in's  

We are investigating  Two Garages  that were broken into. One in Longmead Ct and the other in Drywell Ct 

Longmead Ct,  theft occurred between 7am 16/05/22 & 4pm 18/05/22 Various power tools stolen along with a Carrera Bicycle 

Drywell  Ct,  Theft Occurred between 6:30am & 7pm 18/05/22 Bosch Power tools stolen along with a Cobra strimmer 

We are keen to hear from anyone who may have information relating to the theft or that may have been in the area around the time of the incident and heard or seen anything suspicious.

Please contact Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting ref: 22000284997 (Longmead Ct ) or 22000284316 (Drywell Ct)

 Alternatively you can report online here.

You can also pass on information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Choose either garage/shed crime prevention advice below:

Garage break 

  • If you have a burglar alarm at home, ensure it extends to cover the garage too.
  • Add external lighting to cover the garage door.
  • If your garage has windows, keep these closed and locked
  • Additional mortice locks can be added to ‘up and over’ garage doors to improve security
  • If you are considering replacing your existing garage door for a higher security door, check out the list of police approved suppliers here: Secured by Design
  • Shed break

  • Sheds are often broken into by burglars who will steal tools to use to break into your house. Keep your shed locked and obscure any windows with window film, paint, or net curtains.
  • If possible, choose to store expensive items such as lawn mowers, hedge cutters, bikes and tools more securely in a garage.
  • Overtly mark your tools with your postcode so they can be identified as belonging to you. TOOL SECURITY SILVER | CRE Products
  • Further security tips can be found on the Northamptonshire Police website and on the Neighbourhood Watch website. 

    If you would like to contact your local policing team, visit the Policing in Your Area section of our website.

     


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    Michael Harrison
    (Police , PCSO, NN3 Northampton North East NPT)

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