Avoid being an easy target for thieves

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Residents who received expensive presents for Christmas are being advised to take a few simple crime prevention measures to avoid being targeted by thieves.

At this time of year, burglars are even more aware of the fact people will have expensive items in their homes.

Valuables left near windows can prove tempting for criminals and unlocked doors and windows make it easier for them to come in and steal your possessions.

DI Simon Dent said: “Keeping things out of sight and making sure you fully lock up when you go to bed or leave home can help prevent your home being broken into.”