Posted: Wed 13th Apr 2016

Officers Warn Residents To Remain Vigilant After An Increase In Burglaries In The Caerphilly Area.

This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Apr 13th, 2016

Officers are urging residents to be vigilant with their home, garage and shed security and to take simple steps to help keep their property safe and secure – including locking all windows and doors! ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The message comes after spate of properties have recently been targeted throughout the Penyrheol area including: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Heol Barri, where a shed was forcefully broken into by removing the padlock from the door. A high value mountain bike and a lawnmower were stolen. Log number: 1382 15/3/16. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Heol Aneurin, where a shed was broken into by removing the lock from the door. A high value mountain bike was stolen. Log number: 427 3/4/16. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Dunraven Court, where a house was broken into. Two cars including a white Nissan Qashqui and a green Vauxhall Insignia were stolen as well as a mobile phone. Log number: 93 5/4/16. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Heol Aneurin, where an attempted burglary took place. This saw windows being damaged, with tool marks…no entry was gained. Log number: 217 5/4/16 ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Caerphilly CSO Katrina Hadji-Aghalar says: I’m urging residents to always lock windows and doors even on sheds and garages. Thieves will take any chance they can, don’t make it easy for them. Please remain vigilant and if you have any information on the above crimes, please contact us on 101, quoting the log number”. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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