Ringmaster - Burglary Reports 13/03/15 Houghton Regis: Enfield Close / Fenwick Road

Local Crime Message

Incident Type:



Houghton Regis.

Date and Time:

 On Thursday the 12th of March

Incident Details:

Two incidents have been reported in this time period.

The first is an attempted shed burglary on Enfield Close.

The offenders have attempted to enter a shed.

The offenders have been disturbed by a resident's dog.

Entry was not gained.

The offenders made off and, nothing appears to have been taken.

The second is a garage burglary, on Fenwick Road.

The offenders have forced entry, using an unknown implement.

A search was made.

Tools and, two bicycles have been taken.

Crime Reference:

J D / 9 7 0 9 / 2015 and, J D / 9 7 2 5 / 2015.

Crime Reduction Advice:

Secure gates, keep fences and walls in good repair and consider defensive planting or trellis.

Keep your shed in good repair. Make sure that hinges and hasps are correctly fitted.

Use a good quality padlock to secure the door.

Ensure that you have good lighting that covers all areas of the property.

Consider fitting a shed alarm.

A security cage can be installed inside the shed to secure tools and valuables.

Report any suspicious activity in neighbouring gardens.

Check that all doors and windows are locked at all times.

Ensure that security lighting covers the building.

Make sure that any connecting doors in the house are secure at all times.

Consider fitting a garage alarm.

Valuable property can be secured in a cage or bolted to the ground.

Have you thought about joining a Community Watch Scheme? Find out more here.

View our online booklet for crime prevention advice

If you have information about any crime or suspicious activity please call the Control Room on 1 0 1

Text your message to 07786 200011

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org
No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.


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