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Burglaries up in hot spells

PUBLISHED: 18:26 19 August 2009 | UPDATED: 17:04 25 August 2010

RESIDENTS are warned to be vigilant after the worst weekend for burglary of the year. There were 18 burglaries over the weekend of August 8 and 9 in Bexley During hot and humid weather conditions, Bexley police advised people to lock UPVC doors and wind

RESIDENTS are warned to be vigilant after the worst weekend for burglary of the year.

There were 18 burglaries over the weekend of August 8 and 9 in Bexley

During hot and humid weather conditions, Bexley police advised people to lock UPVC doors and windows when closed and not to leave the home whilst windows are open.

Laptops, mobile phones, cash and jewellery were among the stolen items.

Bexley police said it had stepped up high visibility patrols and is distributing leaflets with advice on how to keep homes more secure.


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