Police issue home security advice after burglary in Great Saxham near Bury St Edmunds

Police have issued security advice following a vburglary ion Great Saxham (stock image) Picture: BRI

Police have issued security advice following a vburglary ion Great Saxham (stock image) Picture: BRIAN JACKSON - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Police are urging residents to remain vigilant after a house in Great Saxham was burgled on Wednesday.

Between midnight and 9am, on Wednesday, August 9, keys and a wallet were stolen from a property in the village west of Bury St Edmunds.

Officers are asking the public to take a few simple precautions to reduce the chance of becoming a victim of burglary. They advise doors should be fit with locks and a door chain or bar and advise residents use timer switches on lights and radios when they are out to give the impression they are at home.

Officers say windows should be fit with locks and advise visible alarms will ‘make burglars think twice’ before attempting to enter your home.

A spokesman added: “Never leave spare keys in a hiding place such as under a doormat, in a flowerpot or inside the letterbox.”

If you have information that could help officers in their investigation call Suffolk police on 101.

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