Posted: Tue 15th Nov 2016

Police urge residents to keep porches, sheds and garages secure

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Nov 15th, 2016

Police in Deeside are urging residents to keep their porches, sheds and garages secure.

In the most recent incident thieves stole two bikes from an insecure porch in Moorfield Road, Hawarden, but fortunately they were later recovered in Lower Aston Hall Lane.

Sgt Sue Richards said;

“I would remind residents to take some basic security precautions to protect their property;

[miptheme_list][miptheme_listitem icon=”fa-thumbs-up”]Lock doors and windows[/miptheme_listitem] [miptheme_listitem icon=”fa-thumbs-up”]Use timer switches to give the appearance that somebody is at home[/miptheme_listitem] [miptheme_listitem icon=”fa-thumbs-up”]Don’t leave door keys in the lock[/miptheme_listitem] [miptheme_listitem icon=”fa-thumbs-up”]Lock sheds and mark any gardening equipment, tools and bikes[/miptheme_listitem] [miptheme_listitem icon=”fa-thumbs-up”]Use tamper proof screws can on shed door hinges to prevent thieves unscrewing them and removing the door[/miptheme_listitem] [/miptheme_list]

“Shed alarms, UV pens and other security prevention equipment can be purchased from OWL on 01352 708819 or [email protected]

“If anybody witnessed the incident in Moorfield Road or has any information, please contact police or alternatively Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting reference U172870.”

A free bike marking service is available and marked bikes are registered on the national Bike Register, contact easterncommsafety@nthwwales.pnn.police.uk us for an appointment.

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