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Police issue warning after several burglaries in Ashton and Tulketh

Posted on - 2nd July, 2018 - 6:28pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News, Tulketh
Lancashire Police

Preston Police have issued a warning after several burglaries have taken place in the city over the weekend.

A series of burglaries have taken place in the Ashton-on-Ribble and Tulketh areas.

Officers have warned residents not to leave properties insecure despite the weather.

The burglaries have taken place during a sunny spell in Lancashire, with temperatures reaching high twenties over the past week.

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Preston Police said: “Over the weekend we’ve seen several burglaries across the Tulketh & Ashton-on-Ribble areas of Preston.

“Please do not leave your properties insecure regardless of the weather.”

Advice from Lancashire Constabulary on how to keep your property safe includes:

  • Close and lock doors and windows when you go out, even if you are just in the garden.
  • Hide all keys, including car keys, out of sight and away from the letterbox.
  • Fit an intruder alarm in a visible place and test it frequently.
  • Install security lights.
  • Make your property look occupied when you go out by leaving a radio or light on a timer and draw the curtains.

Do you live in the Ashton-on-Ribble or Tulketh areas of Preston? What do you think about the burglaries? Let us know in the comments below

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