Police Summer Campaign
Keep your home secure and enjoy the summer
As the weather warms up Leicestershire Police is reminding residents to secure their windows and doors every time they leave their homes.
The force is launching a summer campaign to help prevent an increase in burglaries across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
Over the coming weeks officers will be increasing patrols in vulnerable areas, actively targeting those believed to be committing burglaries and distributing leaflets to residents with some simple tips on how they can keep their homes secure.
Superintendent Stuart Prior, who is chair of the Safer Leicester Partnership Overall Crime Group, said: “In warmer weather we all open our doors and windows to keep the house cool but it can be an open invitation to thieves who will take the opportunity to steal if they can.
Police advise residents to:
To view the Summer Burglary Campaign video see the following link http://www.leics.police.uk/news/6378_keep_your_home_secure_and_enjoy/.
Lost Cat Found
We are pleased to inform you that Tom, the cat reported missing yesterday, was found in a neighbour's garage and has now returned home safe and well. During the hot weather we all tend to leave our garages and sheds open whilst working or relaxing outdoors. Before securing them at night it is important to check that someone's beloved pet hasn't crept in for a quiet nap.
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