Melksham homes hit as owners away

Melksham homes hit as owners away

Melksham homes hit as owners away

First published in News

Residents are being urged to take precautions before going on holiday by Melksham Police after a number of empty properties in the town were broken into.

Thieves broke into a bungalow in Sherwood Avenue while the occupants were away. They entered through a back bedroom window between May 22 and 29, stealing £160 cash and a wedding ring.

Last week a house in Greenwood Road was also targeted while the occupants were away.

PC Emily Thomas, of the Melksham Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “Use timers for lights and radios to create the impression someone is home, and cancel milk and newspaper deliveries.”

See at www.facebook.com/ MelkshamNeighbourhood PolicingTeam for more advice.

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