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Burglary Alert Cottisford

Alert message sent 29/06/2019 17:42:00

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WITNESS APPEAL - Can you Help?

A Burglary occurred at a residential property in Cottisford between 07.30am and 4.00pm on Friday 28th June 2019. If you have any information which can assist with our enquiries, please call 101 quoting Occurrence 43190195994. Thank you.

Crime Prevention advice in hot weather:
  • Ensure that windows and doors are closed and locked when you are out. Don’t leave small windows open believing them to be safe.
  • If you want to leave windows open while you sleep, fit window restrictors so they cannot be fully opened, or make sure they are not large enough to allow access to a burglar.
  • When out in your garden ensure that windows and doors to the front of the house are secure. It only takes a second for someone to get into your home and take things without you noticing.
  • Do not leave valuables on display in front of windows or in reach of open windows or doors.
  • Ensure that all barbecue and garden equipment and tools are securely locked up in a shed and out of sight. Tools can be used by the potential offender to break in to your home.
  • Consider fitting outside security lighting or a visible alarm to help deter burglars. Even using pea shingle or gravel on a driveway and spiky plants in garden beds can help.
  • Don’t leave any keys near entry points where they can be ‘fished’ or ‘hooked’ out through the window, letter box or cat flap.
  • Ensure any internal handle operated locks on UPVC doors are fully secured with a key.
PCSO C9804 Alison Drury, Bicester Town Neighbourhood Policing Team
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Alison Drury (Police, PCSO, Bicester)

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