Any home is a potential target for burglars; some are more appealing than others and some offer themselves up with a bow that begs to be opened.
Below is some advice issued by Neighbourhood Watch regarding securing your home.
One or two of the recent burglaries in the Tring area have seen the offenders climb onto porches to reach insecure (open) first floor windows and then gain entry to the house.
Residents are tempted to leave first floor windows open in warmer weather and this is an invitation to burglars. Please ensure that your house is totally secure at all times. When the house is left unoccupied and at night, shut and lock all windows and external doors.
Double lock front and rear UPVC doors (generally this means lift the handle and rotate the key twice to engage the multiple locking system).
Crime rates are low at the moment - let's keep it that way!
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