Residents in Truro are being warned to be vigilant after a series of burglaries have been reported to police over the last month.
During one burglary, at an address in Trelander East, between 4.20am and 6am on Friday 25 November, the offender/s have entered the house through an unlocked front door and stolen items while the family were asleep upstairs. A blue HP Stream Notebook [laptop] and a silver iPad 4 valued at £350 were stolen. (CR/083526/16).
On Tuesday 1 November between 7pm and 7.30pm, a burglary took place at a property in Highertown, Truro. A conservatory was broken into and the door was left damaged. No items were taken. (CR/077653/16).
Thieves broke into a property on Agar Road, Truro, between Thursday 17 November and Tuesday 22 November. A blue box containing debit cards and £30 cash was taken from the property. (CR/083277/16).
A burglary took place at a property on Waterloo, Truro, on the night of Thursday 24 November going into the Friday morning. The intruder/s have gained entry through an unlocked door and preceded to take cards and cash. (CR/083385/16).
Intruders have entered a property on Epworth Close and taken a white iphone 5, an iphone 4 and £10 cash. This happened overnight on Friday 25 November. (CR/083444/16).
Intruders have entered a property through an insecure door on Chirgwin Road overnight on Thursday 24 November going into Friday 25 November. No items were taken. (CR/083604/16).
In the early hours of Saturday 26 November, intruders have entered a property on Rosewin Row through an unlocked door whilst the victim was asleep and have taken £60 cash, cards and a Microsoft Lumia phone. (CR/083738/16).
DC Rebecca Gilbody of Truro CID said: “In recent weeks there have been a number of reported walk-in burglaries to insecure premises.
“We are appealing to members to public to be aware of their home security in the lead up to Christmas.
“Public are asked to check that they have locked all doors and windows at night and to keep high value possessions out of sight both in their cars and at home.
“We would also ask communities to be vigilant to unusual activity in your area.”
Further advice can be found on our website at www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/prevention-and-advice/your-home
Anyone who has any information about these incidents or any others in the area, or who sees any suspicious activity, is asked to call 101 or email [email protected] quoting the relevant crime number.
Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111, or via crimestoppers-uk.org.
Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News