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Burglary Stapleford

16th February 2015 Police Alerts, Update & Messages. Tags: , , , , , , 0 Comments

Burglary incident in Stapleford, please ensure your home is secure.

Please be aware that on Sunday 15th February 2015 between 15:30 and 16:40 hours there was a burglary on Shanklin Drive, Stapleford. The offender gained access to the property through a rear insecure door, entered the kitchen and stole a purse containing a quantity of cash.

We currently have no offender details for this incident.

If you have any information about this incident please contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 000627-15022015.

In light if this incident we would like to offer the following crime prevention advice:

  • Ensure you lock your doors and windows even when you are in.
  • Fit good quality locks to your exterior doors.
  • If you have an intruder alarm make sure you set it when you go out and when you go to bed.
  • Leave a light on when it’s dark, make use of timer switches and consider leaving a radio on or investing in a fake TV device.
  • Register your property for free on the national property database Immobilise helps Police to reunite stolen items with their rightful owners in the event of them being recovered.
  • Protectively mark your valuable property with your name and postcode preferably using a visible property marking kit such as Cremark or SelectaMARK and don’t leave valuables such as laptops on view.
  • Take your keys to bed with you; don’t leave them in door locks or window locks, or in view of windows and doors.
  • Confirm the identity of anyone who calls at your home who you don’t know. Beware of bogus officials.Not sure? Don’t open the door.

For additional home security advice please refer to our Securing your home guide. (Link to file) Further crime prevention guides can be found on our website

If you would like any further help or advice please call Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or visit our

If you have information about any crime or see anyone acting suspiciously in your area please call Nottinghamshire Police on 101.

In an emergency, for example where life is in danger or a crime is in progress please call 999.

Message sent by

Ed Roberts (Police, PCSO 4987, Stapleford)

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