Police advise residents on how to keep burglars at bay
Police are reminding residents in north Northumberland to keep their doors and windows securely locked to stop burglars.
Unusually warm weather in late September and earlier in October has meant people often having windows open and doors on the latch, leaving homes insecure.
Police have seen opportunist burglars take advantage of this to sneak into homes to steal.
Superintendent Mick Paterson, of Northumbria Police’s Northern Area Command said: “We know only too well that an open door is the same as an open invitation to a thief. Would-be burglars will walk up a street trying door handles... read more
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