A series of burglaries have occurred in Chandler’s Ford between 18:00 on 26/11/2017 and 18:00 on 02/12/2017. These incidents have occurred in the areas of Gardner Way, Apsley Place, Cranford Gardens, Octavia Gardens and Verona Road.
Did you see or hear anything that could assist us with our enquiries? No matter how small or unimportant it may seem it could help.
Please contact us on 101 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Quote crime reference number: 44170466669, 44170468938, 44170470049, 44170470188, 44170470227
There are certain measures you can take to reduce the likelihood of becoming a victim yourself, such as:
Check your insurance documents for any specific security requirements or upgrades.
Ensure side gates are locked to prevent access to the rear of the property.
Ensure rear fencing is in good repair.
Lock all windows and doors, remembering to double lock UPVC doors (lift handle and turn key)
Keep all keys out of reach and sight from the letterbox (remember a device could be used to hook keys through the letterbox).
Do not leave ladders and garden tools in your garden, lock them away in your shed.
Improve natural surveillance at the front of your property i.e. trim high hedges.
Consider fitting security lighting and a burglar alarm.
Mark your property with postcode and house number and register your property for free with www.immobilise.com
Make use of timer switches to make the property appear occupied.
Get a trusted neighbour to keep an eye on your property.
Consider joining or forming a Neighbourhood Watch scheme.
Remove valuables from view of ground floor windows.
Store any high value items (i.e. jewellery, passports) in a properly secured safe or bank vault.
Please report any suspicious activity to the police on 101 or anonymously via the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
Eastleigh East Neighbourhood Policing Team
Message Sent By
Lucinda Mack (Police, PCSO, Eastleigh) 5 December 2017