Please be aware of people visiting the village checking up on properties with flimsy excuses if spotted. The most recent was in the grounds of a property in Tokeys close allegedly thinking of buying a caravan parked there. Please be vigilant and if you see or hear of anything you think is suspicious, call the police if they are on site or to report them with descriptions if possible and details of any vehicles they may be travelling in.
If you wish to mark any tools within your sheds/garages contact 717623 and a kit can be made available free of change on loan.
If your property is not marked with SmartWater this is available from Rutland Police (based at RCC Catmose) for a reasonable price.
Ensure all your electronic devices are registered with the online facility.
Meanwhile please note the following advice:
Now that summer is on the way, people can become complacent about home security. The most common cases of opportunist summer burglary involve offenders that:
Crime reduction advice
Sheds – Easy pickings?
Offenders see sheds as easy pickings because they are unprotected and lack basic security measures. The buildings often contain property that can be sold on or implements that can be used to force entry into the owner’s home.
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