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Burglary alert

Alert message sent 07/09/2019 18:52:00

Information sent on behalf of Notts Police

Burglary other than dwelling –(shipping container) incident in Kimberley, please ensure your home is secure.

Between 1600 hours on 06/09/2019 and 0830 hours on 07/09/2019 a shipping container on Hardy street Kimberley was broken into.
Several items valued at £2500 were taken from within

If you have any information about this incident please contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 000201-07092019

In light if this incident we would like to offer the following crime prevention advice:

Did you see or hear anything suspicious in your area?

Did you or anyone you know witness the incident?

Do you have a CCTV camera which may have captured the incident?

Please take the time to review the value of yours goods kept in sheds, garages or outbuildings.

The monetary value may come as a surprise to you.

What is your security like?

Precautionary measures to prevent YOU from becoming a victim of crime.

 Keep your shed/garage in good condition

 Fit a closed shackle padlock to the door. Fittings should be bolted through the door and any screws concealed.

 Fit grills or mesh to the windows

 Invest in an alarm
Once you have improved the physical security of your shed,/garage  it is important to make everything inside it secure. Tools and equipment could be used to force entry into your home, causing you even more expense.

Make sure:
Large items such as bicycles are chained together. It is much more difficult for a thief to carry away a lot of large heavy items all at once.

Ladders are locked to a secure fixture in the shed or garage so they cannot be used to reach any top floor windows of your house.

Your valuables should be marked with your postcode or smart water

In an emergency, for example where life is in danger or a crime is in progress please call 999.
Message sent by
Laraine Holbrook (Police, PCSO 7168, Kimberley & Watnall (Broxtowe North)

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