Following a spate of burglaries in your area by applying a few prevention methods you can make your home less attractive to burglars.
Keep all wallets, purses, credit cards and car keys out of sight and out of reach.
If you leave your house empty, even if you are in the back garden, lock all the doors and windows.
An intruder alarm can be an effective deterrent against burglars, seek advice to ensure it is the most suitable for your needs.
Make it a habit to mark your valuables by using your postcode and house number or name. Some articles are unsuitable for marking so photograph them next to a ruler. Register your property at immobolise.com, it is free and helps police identify the owners of recovered property thousands of times a day.
A burglary in your own home is a devastating experience that can affect you and your family long after the incident has occurred. Lets make it difficult for would be offenders to target your home by thinking of implementing some of the crime prevention ideas.
Help us keep Sussex safe Seen something suspicious or have information about a crime or incident? Please contact us online, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 101. Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org