Axe Valley: Householders still leaving homes insecure
PUBLISHED: 09:44 27 August 2009 | UPDATED: 00:04 16 June 2010
POLICE are telling residents to lock up their homes, following a spate of day-time burglaries.
POLICE are telling residents to lock up their homes, following a spate of day-time burglaries. Thieves entered several homes through open windows and insecure doors within three days. Cash was stolen from Axminster Football Club, in Sector Lane, on Monday, August 17. Police said thieves entered through an unlocked window. The following day, £2,200 worth of electrical goods were stolen from a house in Chard Road after thieves gained access through an unlocked window on the first floor. On the same day, in Gamberlake, a ladder was taken from the unlocked garage and used to enter an open window on the first floor - but nothing was stolen. On Wednesday, August 19, a key was taken from under a door mat at a Dalwood holiday home, and a Nintendo Wii consul and games were stolen.
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